Saturday, October 23, 2010

Gemma Ward


Nationality Australian
Birth Date November 3, 1987
Lives Now New York, NY
Status Cover girl, Established, Good girl
Known for Eyes
Agencies IMG
Dated Heath Ledger
Friends Marissa Johnson, Lily Donaldson, Caroline Winberg, Daria Werbowy, Lily Cole, Lisa Cant, Danny Beauchamp, Nicole Trunfio, Du Juan
Model Turned Actress (The Black Balloon, 2008; The Strangers, 2007)

Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Height: 5'9.5" ; 176cm
Measurements: (US) 32-24-35 ; (EU) 81-60-89
Dress Size: (US) 4 ; (EU) 34
Shoe Size: (US) 8 ; (EU) 38.5 ; (UK) 5.5
Notes: - Gemma was discovered when she entered the television show, Search For A Supermodel, but told The Sunday Telegraph her entry was accidental.
- Gemma has a sister Sophie who is a model too.
- Gemma appears in John Mayer's "Daughters" music video.
- She appeared in 'Pirelli Calendar' in 2008.
- She appeared in the Australian movie 'The Black Balloon'.
- There's a website dedicated to her at http://www.geocities.com/simplygemmaward/.

Quoted
“I LIVE for costume parties!”—Style.com
“I never really cared about what I looked like.”—One Thousand Models
“I love that I don't need to drive in New York — it's all about walking, cabs, and the subway.”—NYmag.com ..

Rankings
The Money Girls (Ranked # 24)



Magazine Covers:

Australia: Vogue - February, September & November 2004; Vogue Girl - June 2005; Vogue - December 2005 & October 2007
China: Vogue - September 2005
France: Vogue - February 2005; Numero - October 2004; Numero - September 2005, November 2006; Vogue - September 2006; Vogue - October 2007
Germany: Madame - February 2007
Greece: Vogue - November 2004; Vogue - May 2005
India: Vogue - October 2007
Italy: Vogue - April 2005; Vogue - May 2007
Japan: Vogue - September 2004; Vogue - April and May 2005; Vogue - March & December 2006
Korea: Vogue - May 2005; Vogue - February 2006; Vogue - November 2006
Spain: Vogue (Supplement) - November 2007; Marie Claire - October 2008
Taiwan: Vogue - May 2005
UK: Vogue - March & September 2004; Vogue - August 2005; Vogue - September 2005; Vogue - July 2006; i-D - September 2007 & February 2008
US: W - April 2004; Vogue - September 2004; Teen Vogue - February 2006; V Magazine (beauty issue) - Summer 2006; Vanity Fair - November 2006


Gemma Ward's Career Highlights

3 NOV, 1987Born Perth, Western Austrailia
2002Discovered at a taping of the show Search for a Supermodel
2003Signs with IMG
SEP 2003Debuts at the spring Prada show in Milan, as an exclusive
JAN 2004Opens the spring Valentino couture show in Paris
2004Becomes the face of Jil Sander, photographed by Nick Knight
2004Craig McDean photographs Ward for Yves Saint Laurent
2004Steven Meisel photographs Ward for Prada
MAR 2004Featured on the cover of British Vogue
APR 2004Appears on cover of W
SEP 2004Featured on the cover of Vogue alongside other top models, photographed by Steven Meisel
2005Becomes the face of Herm├Ęs and Valentino
2005Becomes the face of Burberry, photographed by Mario Testino
2005Replaces Kate Moss as the face of Calvin Klein's Obsession fragrance
2005Stars in John Mayer’s “Daughters” music video
FEB 2005Featured on the cover of French Vogue
APR 2005Appears on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
JUN 2005Appears in two editorials for Vogue
SEP 2005Featured on the cover of the inaugural issue of Chinese Vogue
2005Appears on the cover of Time magazine's Style & Design issue
200660 Minutes features Ward as an “It” girl
2006Allure names Ward “The Model of the Moment”
2007Replaces Stella Tennant as the face of Christian Dior, photographed by Nick Knight
2007Appears in print and commercial advertising for Swarovski
2007Has a role as Jackie in the upcoming movie Black Balloon, where she plays a girl who helps her boyfriend deal with his brother’s autism, alongside the highly respected Toni Collette
2007Appears in commercials for Japanese makeup brand Kose, making her a household name there
2007Becomes the face of Louis Vuitton accessories with Will Chalker
FEB 2007Opens and closes the fall Karl Lagerfeld show in Paris
12 JUL, 2007Named one of the world’s highest-paid models, according to Forbes (ranked #10)
2007Returns as a face of Valentino with Hilary Rhoda and Daria Werbowy
OCT 2007Has a role in the movie The Strangers, playing a masked intruder who terrorizes the protagonist (played by Liv Tyler)
OCT 2007Opens the spring Celine show in Paris
NOV 2007Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel
6 NOV, 2007Dresses as Lakshmi for the Halloween party she hosts with V magazine
DEC 2007Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by Norman Jean Roy
2008Patrick Demarchelier photographs Ward for the Pirelli calendar
2008Returns as a face of Dolce & Gabbana with Jessica Stam and Lily Donaldson, photographed by Steven Klein
JAN 2008Spied out with Heath Ledger in Australia; the two become a couple
FEB 2008Featured on the cover of i-D alongside good friend Lily Donaldson
APR 2008Appears in British Vogue editorial
30 APR, 2008Named the world’s eleventh highest-paid model by Forbes, having made a reported $3 million in the past year
MAY 2008Appears in Italian Vogue editorial with Lily Donaldson, photographed by Emma Summerton
NOV 2009Quits modeling .



FASHION SHOWS:

Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2004 {Miu Miu, Prada}
Haute Couture - Spring/Summer 2004 {Anne-Valerie Hash, Emanuel Ungaro, Givenchy, Valentino, Versace}

Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2004 {Alberta Ferretti, Alexander McQueen, Anna Molinari, Anna Sui, BCBG Max Azria, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Costume National, DKNY, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Emanuel Ungaro, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Givenchy, Gucci, Helmut Lang, J Mendel, Jil Sander, Jill Stuart, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Martine Sitbon, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Missoni, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, Prada, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Rochas, Roland Mouret, Sportmax, Strenesse, Valentino, Vera Wang, Versus, YSL Rive Gauche, Yohji Yamamoto, Zac Posen}

Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2005 {Alberta Ferretti, Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Behnaz Sarafpour, Bill Blass, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, D&G, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Fendi, Gucci, Helmut Lang, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, John Galliano, Lagerfeld Gallery, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Matthew Williamson, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Missoni, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, PHI, Paco Rabanne, Prada, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Rochas, Roland Mouret, Sportmax, Stella McCartney, Stephen Burrows, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Vera Wang, YSL Rive Gauche, Zac Posen}

Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2005 {Alberta Ferretti, Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Alexander McQueen, Ann Demeulemeester, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Behnaz Sarafpour, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Emilio Pucci, Gucci, Hermes, J. Mendel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, John Galliano, Lagerfeld Gallery, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Luca Luca, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Matthew Williamson, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Missoni, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, Phi, Prada, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Rochas, Roland Mouret, Sonia Rykiel, Valentino, Vera Wang, Versace, YSL Rive Gauche, Zac Posen}

Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2006 {Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Belstaff, Bill Blass, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Carlos Miele, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Corso, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Dries van Noten, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Fashion for Relief, Fendi, Gucci, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, John Galliano, Lagerfeld Gallery, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, Phi, Prada, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Rochas, Roland Mouret, Strenesse, Valentino, Versace, YSL Rive Gauche, Zac Posen}

Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2006 {Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Balmain, Belstaff, Burberry, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, D&G, Dolce & Gabbana, Dries van Noten, Emanuel Ungaro, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Fendi, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jeremy Scott, Jil Sander, John Galliano, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Missoni, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, Prada, Pringle of Scotland, Roberto Cavalli, Rochas, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Versace, YSL Rive Gauche}

Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2007 {Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Balmain, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Donna Karan, Emanuel Ungaro, Givenchy, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Lanvin, Luella Bartley, Malo, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Valentino, Zac Posen}

Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2007 {Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, Lanvin, Miu Miu, Valentino}

Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2008 {Balmain, Celine, Chanel, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld, Valentino}