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Lily Cole

Model + Actress
Born May 19, 1988

Lily Luahana Cole is an English model and actress. Her modelling career was launched by a chance encounter with Benjamin Hart in Soho when she was 14 years old. She was booked for her first British Vogue cover at age 16, and has worked with many well-known brands, including Vogue worldwide, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, Prada, De Beers and Moschino.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on December 27, 1987.


2003 15 Years Old In 2003 she caught the eye of photographer Steven Meisel. … Read More
2004 16 Years Old At the 2004 British Fashion Awards, Cole was named "Model of the Year".
2005 17 Years Old She has since made appearances on the covers of many fashion magazines including, amongst others, the American, Italian, British, Japanese and Korean editions of Vogue, Citizen K, V and Vogue as well as featuring on Vogue's "best dressed" list in December 2005. … Read More
Cole has appeared in advertising campaigns for Chanel, Christian Lacroix, Hermès, Longchamp, Cacharel, Topshop and Anna Sui cosmetics, as well as being the face for Moschino's perfume "I Love Love". In September 2007, Cole was announced as the follow-up model for Accessorize, taking the place of Claudia Schiffer, also designing a line of handbags for the collection. … Read More


2008 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Cole reportedly dated former Roxy Music vocalist Bryan Ferry in 2008. … Read More
Cole, along with Twiggy and other models became a "face" of Marks and Spencer clothes advertising campaign, making the youngest model to ever do a campaign for the line, though her contract was not renewed by M&S in late 2009 as the company struggled as a result of the financial crisis. … Read More
2010 22 Years Old In October 2010, she helped launch the World Land Trust’s Emerald for Elephant Exhibition, which was designed to create awareness and raise important funds for the protection of the critically endangered Asian elephant.
2012 24 Years Old 1 More Event
During the Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, Cole was one of the British models wearing fashions created by British designers specifically for the event.
Cole stars in the music video for Yeah Yeah Yeahs 2013 single "Sacrilege" as a woman burned alive by the many men and women that she's had affairs with. … Read More
2015 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Cole was one of several celebrities who endorsed the parliamentary candidacy of the Green Party's Caroline Lucas at the 2015 general election. … Read More
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