Frankie Rayder
American model
Frankie Rayder
Francesca "Frankie" Rayder is an American model who appeared in the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show four times and in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue twice. She has an extensive portfolio of covergirl appearances for numerous high fashion magazines and was once a VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards for Model of the Year nominee. She has performed in many runway shows and has been featured in numerous print ad campaigns.
Biography
Frankie Rayder's personal information overview.
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Kate Moss: mariage dans un jardin anglais - Paris Match
Google News - over 5 years
Ils étaient une trentaine d'amis, dînant dehors de hamburgers-frites autour des tables en bois, dont Mick Jones des Clash, Sadie Frost, la mannequin Frankie Rayder, Jade Jagger, le créateur de Saint Laurent Stefano Pilati, sa mère Linda Moss…
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Kate Moss V. Prince Albert — Who Will Have The More Star Studded Wedding Weekend? - Hollywood Life
Google News - over 5 years
As for Kate's ceremony, guests will no doubt include Sadie Frost, model pals Frankie Rayder and Naomi Campbell (a former flame of Prince Albert) and Kanye West, Snoop Dogg and Beth Ditto, who are all rumored to be performing!
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Model citizen Erin Wasson comes... - Vogue Australia
Google News - over 5 years
“He bought back Frankie [Rayder] and Danielle [Zinaich] and Angela Lindvall, some of the girls that I hadn't seen in such a long time, and that's when it's really special, it's like a homecoming. Because I've watched the business evolve quite a bit,”
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Supermodel Maggie Rizer is pregnant with her first child - SheKnows.com
Google News - over 5 years
The following year, she scored her second Vogue cover, this time alongside Carmen Kass, Frankie Rayder and Angela Lindvall. Since, she's been featured in countless fashion campaigns, including Gap, Louis Vuitton and Calvin Klein, and she appeared in an
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Smoky eyes - and the no makeup look - are in - Philippine Star
Google News - over 5 years
... Beckham and Natalie Portman; international artists like Kylie Minogue, Alicia Keys, Fergie and Beyoncé Knowles; even supermodels such as Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, Elle MacPherson, Kate Moss, Alek Wek, Frankie Rayder and Gemma Ward
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Opening Ceremony: la collection automne hiver 2011 - News Auto-entrepreneur (Blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Frankie Rayder, un visage connu pour son travail pour Victoria's Secret, est la nouvelle égérie d'Opening Ceremony pour ce lookbook à l'ambiance cinématographique. Le catalogue respire le même style des années soixante que la collection elle-même,
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Flea & His Girls: Strollin' In NYC - Celebrity Baby Scoop
Google News - almost 6 years
Flea, whose real name is Michael Peter Balzary, is currently married to model Frankie Rayder. Their daughter is Sunny, now 5 years old. Clara, 22, is his daughter with ex-wife Loesha Zeivar. Featured in the documentary The Other F Word,
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20's Something
NYTimes - almost 13 years
As they say in fashionspeak, the vibe these days is all ''about'' the 1920's. And why not? In the 1920's, conservatives were worried about everything from Bolsheviks to bobbed hair to barelegged rebels destroying the polite social order. In the year 2004, conservatives are still getting their knickers in a twist over rebels and body parts. Only
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FASHION DIARY; As They Were Saying Between the Shows
NYTimes - over 13 years
Carine Roitfeld, the editor of French Vogue, was saying, before the magazine's private dinner at the Plaza Athénée on Thursday evening, that the strongest trend of the season was ''vintage vintage vintage, and it's a bit sad in a way, but maybe people like to feel reassured.'' And Camilla Nickerson, the stylist with the hollowed cheeks of a
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Review/Fashion; A Diversion In Bad Times: Flesh
NYTimes - over 14 years
It's hard for the world's leading designer, Tom Ford, to make a rational case for his new spring clothes when corporate profits are down and anti-globalization protesters are on the march here, and even harder when some of the most beautiful women on earth have to struggle to keep their fannies covered. ''Sex, power, very Gucci,'' asserted Mr.
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GOOD COMPANY; A Party Spot of England on Manhattan's Sceptered Isle
NYTimes - almost 15 years
ONE warm evening this spring, the fashion model Frankie Rayder and Alexander McQueen, the British fashion designer, sat pressed together in a tiny SoHo garden discussing a certain matter of taste: Marmite. ''It's the best,'' said Ms. Rayder, a Wisconsin native, who discovered the uniquely British condiment during her travels. ''Have you tried it on
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Front Row; A slimmer Karl Lagerfeld makes his concession to fashion.
NYTimes - over 15 years
Last Thursday night, as heated fashionistas made their way into Avery Fisher Hall for the industry's annual awards, Marc Jacobs idled outside with friends to watch a newly svelte Karl Lagerfeld make his entrance with an entourage. ''I'm just obsessed with Karl's weight,'' Mr. Jacobs said. In one sense, Mr. Jacobs's comment seemed spectacularly
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Mayor of Spin City, for a Night
NYTimes - about 16 years
TO be a D.J., you need serious musical knowledge, powerful trend radar, fast hands, good clothes and an encyclopedic record collection. Or you need to be famous. Just as D.J.'s have become celebrities, celebrities have become D.J.'s. Tommy Hilfiger has spun at Joe's Pub on ''Personality Thursdays.'' Paul Sevigny, brother of the actress Chloe, quit
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING; How do you sell a skimpy mink bikini? Call Frankie Avalon.
NYTimes - over 16 years
THE ''ladies who lunch'' seem to have had their fill of fur coats, so American Legend, the maker of the finest mink coat available, is turning to their daughters to try to convince them that mink is the ultimate luxury item and an absolute fashion must. To do that, Legend is introducing a print campaign that drops the stodgy studio glamour shots of
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Frankie Rayder
    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 35
    In the September 2010 issue of C magazine, Frankie is featured with a group of women friends known as "The L.A. Ladies Choir" which meets at her and Flea's house in Los Feliz.
    More Details Hide Details The article goes on to mention that Flea is her husband and that he joins the women's group playing bass. The choir's group is coming out with their first album in September named "Joyfully." Rayder is a knowledgeable Boston Red Sox fan, and she is also a Green Bay Packers fan. Rayder has volunteered her time for programs for youth in the arts. Rayder has a tattoo on her back.
  • 2009
    Age 34
    As part of her comeback, Rayder performed covergirl work for the February 2009 Vogue España and one of fourteen alternative covers for the September 2008 V magazine.
    More Details Hide Details Following her success, Rayder traveled to Miami Beach, New York, Paris, London, and Milan, working for a number of agencies such as Company, Women Model Management, Page 305, City Models, Take Two, Storm, and Why Not. Her advertisement portfolio includes Givenchy, Valentino, Lagerfeld, Chanel, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, DKNY, Gap, and Tommy Hilfiger. Rayder has also worked for designers such as Anne Klein, Matthew Williamson, Zac Posen, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Carolina Herrera, and Michael Kors, and appeared in a number of magazines, including Elle, Vogue, The Face, Photo, Harper's Bazaar, Allure, Rebel, and Marie Claire. Her magazine cover credits include: US Vogue (November 2000), Vogue Paris (April 1999), Vogue Italia (January 1999), British Vogue (April 1999, July 1999, November 1999, January 2001), German Vogue (September 1997, May 2000), Vogue España (July 2000, January 2004, February 2009), Vogue South Korea (December 2000), Vogue Brazil (September 2000), Elle France (August 2000), Elle United States (August 2000), and Elle Germany (September 1992). She was also featured in the 2004 (40th Anniversary) and 2005 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She appeared in the video for Phoenix's "Funky Squaredance," which was directed by her then-boyfriend Roman Coppola.
  • 2008
    Age 33
    She had previously made a return to print work in fall 2008 advertisement campaigns for both Stella McCartney and Roberto Cavalli and for the 2008 Gap holiday campaign.
    More Details Hide Details Rayder also became part of The Gap's United States and Japan 2009 spring/summer campaigns.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2005
    Age 30
    On October 26, 2005 Rayder gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Sunny Bebop Balzary. Flea's former bandmate, John Frusciante, is Sunny's godfather. The song, "Hard to Concentrate" from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 2006 album, Stadium Arcadium was written by Anthony Kiedis as a wedding proposal for Flea and Rayder.
    More Details Hide Details There are a total of four Rayder sisters and they have one brother and her father continued to live in River Falls in 2004. Rayder and Balzary live together in Malibu, California. Some sources state that the couple have married, but no official confirmation is available.
    In 2005, she appeared in ads, which also included models such as Sophie Dahl, and Anouck Lepere, where the models posed lovingly with chocolate goods for Valentine's Day in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle.
    More Details Hide Details The promotion was for chocolate products that came with a "lottery" ticket that potentially could give the buyer 52 pairs of Manolo Blahnik shoes, including one custom-designed by Blahnik himself. The ads began receiving publicity in the fall of 2004. Between 2004 and 2009, Rayder took a hiatus from runway modeling. She returned to the stage in New York in February 2009 for the Fall 2009 show.
    Rayder was engaged to Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player, Flea, with whom she has one child. After giving birth in 2005, she took a hiatus from modeling until 2008.
    More Details Hide Details At first, she only returned to print work, but she has also returned to runway modeling in 2009. In her comeback, she achieved a Vogue España cover in February 2009. She has a younger sister, Missy Rayder, who is also a fashion model. Rayder was born in River Falls, Wisconsin, where she was known as Heidi Rayder. As a teenager, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, a large city close to her home town, where she was first approached by a model scout who spurred her interest in the industry.
  • 2004
    Age 29
    In 2004, Rayder started dating Red Hot Chili Peppers' bass player, Michael "Flea" Balzary. In January 2005 the couple publicly announced their engagement.
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    In 2004, she was one of the featured models (along with Linda Evangelista, Patti Hansen and her daughters Alexandra and Theodora Richards, Twiggy, and Beverly Johnson) in the 50-model 50th Anniversary Ann Taylor ad campaign photographed by Annie Leibovitz.
    More Details Hide Details Rayder was also mentioned in the press for several months for an ad campaign for Godiva Chocolatier.
  • 2003
    Age 28
    In 2003 she became the face of Chanel.
    More Details Hide Details Rayder worked New York Fashion Week for top designers for several years. During the 40h Anniversary Swimsuit Issue shooting, Stewart Shining photographed Rayder. Rayder is, along with Cheryl Tiegs and Melissa Keller, one of several models associated with Minnesota who have made a name in the Swimsuit Issue. She has also appeared in 1999, 2000, 2002, and 2003 Victoria's Secret fashion shows and a cameo role in the 2001 movie Zoolander. In the early 2000s, GQ named her the Sexiest Woman in the World.
  • 2002
    Age 27
    In 2002 Rayder was falsely linked to Nicolas Cage after his relationship with Lisa Marie Presley ended and when she was dating his cousin Roman Coppola.
    More Details Hide Details Her relationship with Coppola was widely chronicled and serious; that year, she was close to marrying the son of Francis Ford Coppola by some accounts. Early in her career Frankie and her sister Missy lived across the street from each other. They were featured together on the May 2000 cover of Harper's Bazaar. The Rayder sisters (along with a third sister named Molly) appeared in holiday advertisements for Gap as siblings in 2003 to the tune of "Put a Little Love in Your Heart". In later years, Missy and Frankie appeared in Gap holiday advertisements as a pair.
  • 2000
    Age 25
    Later that year she was a nominee at the 2000 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards for Model of the year along with Gisele Bündchen, Carmen Kass, Angela Lindvall, and Maggie Rizer, but Kass was the winner after defending-winner Bundchen withdrew to host the show.
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    In 2000, she was one of the top-priced models.
    More Details Hide Details That season she modelled in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
  • 1999
    Age 24
    In 1999, she became the face of Givenchy.
    More Details Hide Details During Fashion Week 1999 in New York City, Rayder was booked solid for four or five shows a day for designers such as Marc Jacobs, Badgley Mischka, Daryl K, Tommy Hilfiger and John Bartlett in typical day.
    In 1999, she became the face of Givenchy and Meisel photographed her for Dolce & Gabbana and Versace ad campaigns.
    More Details Hide Details In the fall of 2000, The New York Times referred to her and her sister collectively as the famous Rayder Sisters. At the same time, it also described Frankie as an it girl.
  • 1998
    Age 23
    In 1998, she was in high demand and her booking prices were sometimes bid up to $25,000 by clients hoping to pay her enough to cancel other appearances.
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  • 1997
    Age 22
    Rayder made her Paris runway debut on the 1997 fall runway for designers like Chanel, Christian Lacroix, and Dries van Noten.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1992
    Age 17
    Her first major success came in 1992, when she met photographer Steven Meisel.
    More Details Hide Details Meisel booked her for a photo session, which became the first of many. Rayder's first session were soon featured in the magazine Italian Glamour. She is a graduate of River Falls High School, where she played for the basketball team, and she began her modeling career with Caryn Modeling & Talent Agency in Minneapolis. She worked at a golf clubhouse in her youth. She was given the stage name Francesca to seem more exotic.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1975
    Age 0
    Born on January 26, 1975.
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