NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2017 — Wilhelmina, the world's leading talent and model management agency, is pleased to announce representation of Karolina Kurkova. The Czech-born Kurkova has established herself as a fashion and entertainment icon over the past fifteen years, most notably gracing best-selling covers of fashion magazines worldwide, starring in numerous high-fashion campaigns, co-starring in a hit film franchise, and parlaying her talent into the world of television. Kurkova has starred in fashion and beauty campaigns for internationally iconic clients such as, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Celine, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and more. She has made over 400 runway appearances for such diverse designers as Michael Kors, Helmut Lang, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs and more. Kurkova was also chosen to wear the $15 million jeweled Fantasy Bra for Victoria's Secret in 2002.
As the company celebrates its 50th year in business, Wilhelmina will represent Karolina Kurkova in the fashion space furthering her already exemplary career through world-class styling, editorials, carefully curated campaigns, and endorsement deals with the agency's large global network of top clients.
“Karolina's look is timeless; she is not only a supermodel but a super-mother, humanitarian and entrepreneur. We look forward to creating great work together,” said, Bill Wackermann, Wilhelmina's CEO.
About Wilhelmina International, Inc. (NASDAQ: WHLM):
Wilhelmina, and its other subsidiaries, is an international full-service fashion model and talent management service, specializing in the representation and management of leading models, celebrities, artists, photographers, athletes, and content creators. Established in 1967 by fashion model Wilhelmina Cooper, Wilhelmina is one of the oldest and largest fashion model management companies in the world. Wilhelmina, a publicly traded company, is headquartered in New York, and since its founding, has grown to include operations in Los Angeles, Miami, London and Chicago. Wilhelmina also owns Aperture, a talent and commercial agency located in New York and Los Angeles. For more information, please visit www.wilhelmina.com and follow @WilhelminaModels.
For additional information on Wilhelmina, contact:
Ayanna Wilks, Wilhelmina Models/ [email protected]
For additional information on Karolina Kurkova, contact:
Michelle Schwartz, Rogers and Cowan/ [email protected]
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