Vanesa Lorenzo (born 7 January 1977 in Barcelona, Spain) is a model. She has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, ELLE,Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
Lorenzo started modeling when she was ten years old. At age 17, she left Spain for Paris where a local modeling agency thought her figure and characteristics would do well. The day after she arrived, she was rushed to London to shoot a campaign for Pepe Jeans. She then began to work internationally. She lived in Paris for three years, but always returned to Spain because of her family in Barcelona. Lorenzo currently lives in New York City.
Lorenzo was signed by the Group modeling agency at a young age. She finished second in the Elite Look of the Year modeling competition when she was 16.
Over the years, she has worked for companies like Pepe Jeans, Ralph Lauren, Escada, Giorgio Armani, L'Oreal, Yves Saint Laurent, Gap, Laura Biagiotti, Victoria's Secret, Christian Dior, and Pantene. She has appeared on the covers of Neo, Cosmopolitan, Self, Vogue, Amica, Lucky, Woman, Elle, and Glamour. She appeared in the Catalan film Entreacte (1989), the successful Italian romantic comedy Fireworks (1997), and the short fantasy film El topo y el hada (1998).
At 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) tall, Lorenzo is sometimes classified as a "petite model", although the measurements for petite and regular fashion models are not strictly defined.
Shirley Patricia Mallmann (born February 15, 1977) is a Brazilian model. She is considered the first Brazilian top model and is best known for her work with Jean Paul Gaultier, who immortalized her silhouette in his first perfume, "Classique" in a 2002 ad. Known for her unique runway walk, Mallmann was also featured on multiple covers of Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan among others worldwide. She was also named celebrity of the year by E! Entertainment in 1999.
Mallmann was born in Santa Clara do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul. She is of German-Brazilian descent. Besides her native Portuguese, Mallmann also speaks German, English and Italian.
Before becoming a model, she worked in a shoe factory in Rio Grande do Sul until the age of 18. In 1995, she moved to São Paulo with only R$300 in hand and a dream. Her first modeling job was in 1995 when she appeared on the cover of Brazilian Elle magazine.
Mallmann's international career began with the arrival of photographer Ellen von Unwerth in Brazil for Forum's 1996 winter campaign. Mallmann wasn't the main model in the campaign, but Von Unwerth turned her into the protagonist and nominated her for several jobs, such as the cover of the French Marie Claire with Patrick Demarchelier, the cover of the Italian Glamour magazine, and editorials for Harper's Bazaar and the Italian Vogue. Mallmann went to New York and returned to her country as a supermodel.
She appeared in the Pirelli Calendar photographed by Herb Ritts in June 1999, and was chosen by US TV channel E! as "Celebrity of the Year" in 1999.
In 2002, Mallmann starred in a commercial for Jean Paul Gaultier's perfume "Classique", who immortalized her silhouette in the bottle.
Her career includes runway and advertisements for designers such as Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta, Alberta Ferretti, Bottega Veneta, Carolina Herrera, Christian Lacroix, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Chanel 'Allure' perfume, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Emporio Armani, Gianni Versace, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lacoste, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Vivienne Westwood, Anna Sui, Betsey Johnson, Richard Tyler, Anna Molinari, Badgley Mischka, Bill Blass, Blumarine, Chloé, Cynthia Rowley, Dirk Bikkembergs, Ellen Tracy, Fendi, Gemma Kahng, Gianfranco Ferré, Givenchy, Guess?, Helmut Lang, Kenzo, La Perla, Roberto Cavalli, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Emanuel Ungaro, Isaac Mizrahi, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Krizia, Max Mara, Mila Schön, Marcel Marongiu, Catherine Malandrino, Fause Haten, Ocimar Versolato, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sonia Rykiel, Thierry Mugler, Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Gai Mattiolo, Iceberg, Cia Marítima, Rifat Özbek, Rocco Barocco, Véronique Leroy, Victor Alfaro, Colcci, Sportmax, Vivara, Miu Miu, as well as a 2001 appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and the covers of multiple issues of Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire magazines around the world.