Model Wall: Sarah Stephens
Sarah Stephens (born June 7, 1990) is an Australian model, best known for winning Girlfriend Magazine’s Model Search 2006 and walking in the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the age of 18.
Sarah Stephens was born in Lancashire, England. Her parents are Australian and she has 3 younger brothers. She grew up in Sydney and attended Brigidine College, St Ives. She played the bass clarinet in the school band.
As the winner of Girlfriend magazine’s Model Search, Stephens won a two-year contract with Chic Model Management and was later signed by Next Model Management in New York and Paris. Stephens has been on the covers of many magazines including Russh Australia, Vogue, Frankie Magazine, Madison, GQ, French Revue de Modes (France), and “Eurowoman” (Denmark) . She has been featured in Italian, Russian, Japanese, and Australian Vogues, as well as Numéro France, Numero Tokyo, Interview, Madison, Italian Amica, 10 Magazine (UK), Above Magazine (UK), Lula (UK), Muse (UK), Vs.magazine, Harper’s Bazaar (Australia), Harper’s Bazaar (en Espanol), Exit Magazine, Karen magazine, Oyster magazine and Vogue Gioiello (Italy). Stephens has also been featured in global advertising campaigns for Lacoste, Benetton, Diesel, Sephora and Schwarzkopf as well as Lasenza (Canada/USA), Kensie (Canada/USA), Forever21, Minelli (France), and Australian campaigns which include David Jones, Sass and Bide, Bonds, Alannah Hill, Peter Alexander, Forever New, Jag, Wrangler, Just Jeans, Ksubi, Levi’s, Lisa Ho, Metalicus, Morrisey, Bardot, Sportsgirl, Sunsilk, Seafolly, Tigerlily Swimwear, Sunseeker Swimwear, Westfield, Willow, Wish, Witchery, and Yeojin Bae. She walked 18 shows at her debut Australian Fashion Week in 2007. In early 2008, she met with photographer Ellen von Unwerth in Paris who shot her for editorial spreads in Russian Vogue, Above Magazine and Mixte magazine. Ellen von Unwerth shot her again in 2009 for Italian Vogue. During a visit to New York in June 2008 she met with photographer Greg Kadel who shot editorials with Stephens for Numero (France), Numero Homme, and Italian Vogue. She also walked at several resort shows including Gucci and Lanvin. She walked 14 shows at her debut New York Fashion Week in September 2008, including Jason Wu, Halston. J. Mendel and Tuleh but she is best known in the USA for walking in the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Miami in 2008 a few months after her 18th birthday. Stephens was the youngest model to walk in that show. She is best known in Europe as the face of the Lacoste fragance, “Love of Pink”. She has a role in the movie Solitary Man with Michael Douglas and Danny Devito.