YASMIN WARSAME is the epitome of timeless, effortless beauty. Ten years into one of the most remarkable careers in Canadian modelling history, the Somali-born, youngest of 21 children still appears on the most coveted catwalks and in the pages of the most prestigious magazines.
Shortly after signing with Toronto’s Next Models, in 2003, she was walking the runways at New York’s fashion week and shooting Italian Vogue with Steven Miesel. Since then, 5’10” Warsame has been named Fashion Magazine’s Most Alluring Canadian and appeared in prestigious campaigns for the likes of L’Oréal, Revlon and MAC internationally, as well as mentoring a national audience of aspiring mannequins on Canada’s Next Top Model.
A selection of her top campaigns includes Revlon Cosmetics, L’Oreal Colour Riche and Code Breaker campaigns, H&M, Banana Republic, The Gap, Jones NY, Chanel Allure fragrance campaign, MAC Cosmetics.
Fashion show highlights include Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, McQueen, Valentino, Gucci, Christian Dior, Hermes, DSquared, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaulthier Editorials include American, Spanish, Italian, French Vogues, Allure, Elle France, Interview Russia, Elle Canada, Flare, Fashion, YYZ, Marie Claire France and Italy.
Also known for her humanitarian work, Warsame has been heavily involved in projects like The African Future and the Somali Youth Coalition in Canada. Her profile in support of the developing world is so well regarded that Bono and Bob Geldaf featured Warsame in their special, guest-edited Africa issue of the Globe & Mail in 2010.
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