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Lara Stone is one of the sexiest models in the world, who ruled the modeling industry for nearly a decade. Her gap-toothed smile made her stand out from the rest of her generation of models, becoming the faces for some world’s best brands, making her one of the top-earning models of her time. Despite several younger models walking the runway, her reputation in the fashion industry remains unaffected even today. And her collaboration with the Calvin Klein had created a fashion history. Here are some interesting facts about the Dutch model that will make you love her more:

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  1.  She signed an exclusive deal with Calvin Klein Inc., to become the face of Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans, while also being exclusive to CKI for all apparel advertising and runway appearances for fall 2010.
  2.  This marks the first time in history of the Calvin Klein Inc., to have decided to use one model as their face for three of its brands.
  3.  From Spring 2010 to Summer 2012, she was ranked at #1 on the Models.com’s list of “Top 50 Models.” After this, she was ranked in their “Industry Icon’s” list.
  4.  She was named as “anti-model” by Cathy Horyn, The New York Times’s fashion critic, in her “On the Runway” blog, describing her as “not your typical catwalk android.”
  5.  She was ranked at No. 2., in the “Top Ten Models to Watch” list of New York Magazine, for the New York Fashion Week, in the year 2007.
  6.  Lara Catherina Stone was born on December 20, 1983, to Michael Stone and Kathryna Stone, in Geldrop, Netherlands. She grew up in Mierlo, Netherlands. Her father is an English descendant, while her mother is a Dutch descendant.
  7.  At the age of 12, she went on a vacation with her parents during which she was discovered. It was reported that she was first noticed by someone in the fashion industry at the metro train in Paris, in the year 1996.
  8.  Just within the next three years, she decided to take up modeling as her career, and participated in the Elite Model Look Competition in 1999, at the very young age of 15.
  9.  While she did not get placed in the competition, she managed to impress the Elite executives, who had her sign with the Elite Modelling Agency, thus starting her career officially.
  10.  After a period of seven years with Elite Modelling Agency, Stone signed with IMG Models in 2006, where her very first project was her catwalk debut in the famous Riccardo Tisci’s Givenchy couture shows during the Paris Fashion Week.
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  12.  Joining IMG Models gave her the much needed attention, making her the primary choice for editorials as well as advertising campaigns, since 2006. She gained international recognition, just with her first project.
  13.  Stone, in the style of Brigitte Bardot, was the subject of a spread in 2007 March’s Vogue Paris. She was also featured on the cover of April issue of the magazine.
  14.  She was one of the models chosen to be in one of the fourteen covers of V magazine September 2008 issue, which boasts a head shot of a famous model.
  15.  She was one among the seven famous models photographed for the 2009 Pirelli Calender, in which she was featured alongside Daria Webowy, Emanuela de Paula, Malgosia Bela, Randal Moore, Isabeli Fontana and Mariacarla Boscono.
  16.  Stone was featured on the August 2009 cover of W, declaring her "Fashion's It Girl" while elaborating on why she was the most-wanted face and body in the industry.
  17.  She was one of the “Faces of the Moment,” in her very first American Vogue debut, on the cover of the May 2009 special issue, alongside several other great models.
  18.  She was featured on the cover of Vogue Paris in March 2014, and was also on the cover of American Harper’s Bazaar in April, the same year.
  19.  Stone claimed in the December 2009 issue of Vogue UK that she was undergoing inpatient rehabilitation for alcoholism for a year.
  20.  She was featured in an editorial for French’s Vogue October 2009 issue with her face and body blackened, which led to international racial controversy.
  21.  She became the new face for Prada’s fragrance Infusion d’Iris, replacing Sasha Pivovarova in the year 2010, and was featured in the perfume’s advertisement campaigns.
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  23.  She had a guest appearance in the 2016 movie “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie” directed by Mandie Fletcher, starring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley and Jane Horrocks.
  24.  She was featured on one of three Vogue Paris covers in March 2015, alongside Kate Moss and Daria Werbowy. She was also on the cover of the August edition of the British Vogue.
  25.  During the year 2010-11, she was ranked at #7 in the annual list “World’s Top Earning Models” by Forbes Magazine.
  26.  Her gap-toothed look inspired Tyra Banks to have a contestant’s tooth gap widened on the cycle 15 of “America’s Next Top Model.”
  27.  Stone started dating David Walliams, the famous English comedian in September 2009, and got engaged to him in January 2010.
  28.  The couple got married at London’s Claridge’s Hotel on May 16, 2010. She gave birth to their first child – a son named Alfred, on May 6, 2013.
  29.  After five years of marriage, the duo decided to try a trial separation in March 2015, as they had “drifted apart.” Walliams filed for divorced citing “unreasonable behavior” on September 9, 2015.
  30.  Stone and Walliams were granted a decree nisi on September 10, 2015, dissolving their five plus years of marriage six weeks from the date of the filing.
  31.  She played the role of La femme in the 2016 short film “En Moi” directed by Laetitia Casta, which was selected for the closing ceremony of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Critic’s Week.
  32.  Stone was part of the Vogue UK's first multi-cover in the publication's 95-years, as she was featured in one of the three May 2011 covers in celebration of the Wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton.
  33.  Lara Stone Net Worth: $14 Million

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