Monday, November 3, 2014

Dewi Driegen, Dutch Dynamo


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Dewi Driegen.

Dewi Driegen (born 15 September 1982) is a Dutch model who walked in the Victoria's Secret televised fashion show in 2002 and 2003.

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Dewi Driegen by Marcus Ohlsson (stylist Laura Bianchi) for Velvet May 2009.

Dewi was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her mother is part Indonesian. Indonesia, of course, was once the Dutch East Indies, so it was a fairly common background in Holland. Her dad likely had business dealings there.

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Dewi for Roberto Cavalli, Spring Summer 2004.

At the age of 13, a modeling scout from Elite Model Management recruited Dewi in Amsterdam.

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Dewi Driegen for Versace, Fall/Winter 2005.

However, after a short try at it, Dewi decided to stay in school.

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Dewi Driegen for Emanuel Ungaro Fall Winter 2004.

After she turned 18 and had graduated, Dewi decided to accept the offer. She soon was modeling with the top designers in Paris and Milan, including shows for Balmain, Versace, Valentino, Rabanne, and Ungaro.

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Dewi's runway credits include:
  • Alberta Ferretti,
  • Alexander McQueen, 
  • Chanel, 
  • Christian Lacroix, 
  • Christian Dior, 
  • D&G, 
  • Emanuel Ungaro, 
  • Elie Saab, 
  • Emilio 
  • Pucci, 
  • John Galliano, 
  • Givenchy, 
  • Marc Jacobs, 
  • Michael Kors, 
  • Miu Miu, 
  • Ralph Lauren,
  • Roberto Cavalli.

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Dewi's more recent magazine covers include:

2013
  • November Elle Mexico 
  • August Vogue Netherlands 
2012
  • December La Repubblica delle Donne 
  • October MADONNA 
2010
  • May Elle Croatia 
2009
  • September Elle Norway 
  • May velvet Italy


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Dewi was in the 2004 Pirelli Calendar.

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Dewi Driegen is on Facebook, where she posts some of her favorite photos.

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Dewi is a spokesmodel of Balenciaga and Gucci.

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While Dewi has taken a lower profile in the world of modeling in recent years, she still pops up at times.

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Dewi walked for Anna Rita N. in the S/S 2017 show, for instance.

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Dewi Driegen in Vogue Paris, November 2010 (Sharif Hamza).

Dewi Driegen maintains an active Instagram account. She is repped by WOMEN Management.

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We hope to continue seeing the lovely Dewi up there!

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