Estée Lauder announced today that they have signed the legendary Stephanie Seymour as their new global spokesperson to appear in worldwide advertising campaigns for the brand...
Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Global Brand President, Estée Lauder said, “Stephanie is the ultimate modern beauty icon.” She added, "Beautiful and accomplished in fashion, entertainment and in life, I am thrilled to welcome her to Estée Lauder.”
Seymour expressed her happiness at being part of a glittering roster of beauty icons. She made a reference to the iconic status of the Estée Lauder spokesperson, "I am honored to be part of the Estée Lauder family,” “As a young girl my mother had a dream for me and that was to be an Estée Lauder model! So this is truly a dream fulfilled."
According to the press release,
"Stephanie has been one of the top models in the world for the last two decades. Born in San Diego, Stephanie received her first break in modeling after appearing on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine.
Since then, she has appeared on hundreds of magazine covers such as Interview, Vogue (American, British, French, Italian, German, and Spanish), Elle, GQ, V Magazine, Numèro, Harper’s Bazaar & Cosmopolitan. Stephanie’s image has been captured by the fashion industry’s leading photographers, including Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel, Tom Munro, Terry Richardson, David Sims, Mario Sorrenti, MarioTestino, Juergen Teller, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin and the late, legendary Richard Avedon.
Stephanie is the longtime muse of the influential designer, Azzedine Alaïa, and has also represented the world’s top design houses in countless advertising campaigns, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Marc Jacobs, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Salvatore Ferragamo and Jason Wu."
In her personal life, "Stephanie Seymour is married to Peter M. Brant, Stephanie has three sons, Dylan, Peter, and Harry and one daughter, Lily. With Peter, she has established The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, committed to contemporary art education globally. She is a passionate collector of fine art and owner of an important collection of vintage couture. Stephanie resides in Connecticut and spends her summers with her family in the Hamptons."
Via press release