They Don't Come Any Prettier Than Barbara Palvin
She was innocently walking along a street in Budapest one day at the age of 13 when someone spotted her. It couldn't have been hard to spot such a beauty, but that is how dreams are made.
After doing some local modeling, Barbara moved to Asia to further her career, then gained such fame that Paris came calling.
Since then, Barbara Palvin has been the face of Prada, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Nina Ricci, Emanuel Ungaro, Christopher Kane, Julien MacDonald, Jeremy Scott, Vivienne Westwood, Etro, and many other lines.
While not one of the best-known fashion models (though that is changing), Barbara Palvin is a top, top high fashion model. She is perhaps best known for being a Victoria's Secret Angel, though her career goes way, way beyond that. If you have ever heard the term "top Paris fashion model," think of Barbara Palvin.
Make no mistake, Barbara Palvin is one of the most respected models in the world, as well known in the business as anyone else you could name. Fortunately for us, Barbara likes to wear leather on her own time as well as during her fashion shoots.
Barbara gained some notoriety when rumors floated around that she was seeing Justin Bieber. Selena Gomez, Justin's girlfriend at the time, did not take kindly to this idea and started a little Twitter feud with Barbara. It turned out that Barbara, in fact, was seeing someone from her high school. Everybody denied everything and got a little free publicity...
Meet L'Orèal's New Ambassador: Barbara Palvin
Joining the likes of Bianca Balti and Doutzen Kroes, Barbara Palvin is the latest supermodel to be named a global ambassador of L’Oreal Paris. “I’m very excited about the prospect of joining the L’Orèal Paris family alongside huge, iconic celebrities such as Gwen Stefani and Claudia Schiffer,” the 18-year-old super told WWD. ”I have a very personal vision of beauty, which is very closely aligned with their modern approach.”
Barbara will be the face of the brand’s new lipstick “Rouge Caresse” which adds a very slight and natural hint of color to the lips and will appear in both print and televised ads starting this month. “[Barbara] is a very promising supermodel with a fascinating personality, fresh and elegant beauty, with a great sense of humor and astonishing maturity,” L’Orèal’s president Cyril Chapuy said. “I think she has this incredible potential to become a household name.”Well, they certainly were right about Barbara becoming a household name.
Below are some top Barbara covers (there are way too many to list all of them). Basically, a month without a Barbara Palvin cover somewhere in the world is a rarity:
September C magazine, the United States
August Elle Russia
July Harper's Bazaar Greece
June Boysbe Magazine United States
April Maxim magazine Mexico
December/January 2017 Maxim United States
December Lui France
October Elle Hungary
September Harper's Bazaar, the United Kingdom
August Glamour Hair United States
June 2016 In Style Korea
February Elle Serbia
October Elle Hungary
June Harper's Bazaar Korea, L'Officiel France
February 10 Magazine Australia
January Vogue Portugal
December Vogue Portugal
November Black Magazine
June Harper's Bazaar Spain
May Marie Claire 2 Italy, Marie Claire Italy, Marie Claire 2 Italy
March glass UK
November Cosmopolitan Bulgaria
October Elle Korea
August Cosmopolitan Hungary, Cosmopolitan Hungary
July Glamour Italy
June El País Semanal
May L'Officiel Turkey, L'Officiel France
April Marie Claire Italy
March Elle UK, Cosmopolitan Mexico, Antidote
February Cosmopolitan Hungary
Barbara was photographed in Turks & Caicos by photographer James Macari for the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, and for the 2017 issue by Ben Watts in Curacao. So, add that to the resume.
Barbara has posed topless. For instance, she did that for French magazine Lui's 2016 calendar. She also did so for the cover of Vogue Italia January 2012, photographed by Steven Meisel.
|Barbara hanging out in Berlin.|
|Barbara for Armani Exchange 2012.|
|Barbara for Victoria Secret Designer Collection.|
|Barbara behind the scenes at an Armani shoot.|
|Barbara Palvin by Hunter & Gatti, Vogue Spain, February 2012.|
|Backstage at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.|
|2:30 pm on wednesday 25th july 2012, Barbara with Ashley Smith.|
|Barbara for H&M, early 2012.|
|Barbara spends lots of time in airports|
|Just your ordinary stunner, out for a walk|