Raquel Zimmermann (1983)


Raquel Zimmermann

Raquel Zimmermann is a well-known Brazilian model. She was born on May 6, 1983, in Bom Retiro do Sul, Brazil.


Raquel was discovered at age 14 by a modeling agent in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In 1995 she started a modeling school but soon after she moved to Japan for a period. His debut took place in Paris in 1999 during the Chanel and Valentino fashion shows.

The model features the cover of the September 2000 issue of Vogue magazine. The photo shoot was done by photographer Steven Meisel making her appear in French Vogue the same year. Christian Dior chooses it as the main image of the makeup campaign of his new collection. During the 2000s, the model was featured in a large number of international fashion magazines. Magazines such as Vogue, Elle,

L´Officiel, Marie Claire and many others.

In the following years, the model paraded for the most prestigious brands in the fashion world. These brands include Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Chloé, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Gucci, and many more. A characteristic moment of the model was when she was part of the group of angels of Victoria’s Secret, the famous American brand of lingerie. Zimmermann showed in 2002, 2005, and 2006.

In 2004, the model became the main image of the Escada brand. The newyorkmagazine magazine states that Raquel gets more than 10,000 dollars for each fashion show she performs and that during consecutive fashion weeks in Milan, New York, London and Paris she can show as many as 70 fashion shows.

In the same year, he becomes the face of Gucci and Hermès and participates in a Brazilian fashion show called Belíssima.

2006- 2010.

In 2006 he created five advertising campaigns of great international importance. The brands in the campaigns are Escada, Max Mara, Louis Vuitton, and Viktor & Rolf for H&M. A year later, she had the honor of being photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for the Chanel Eyewear collection. British photographer David Sims considers Rachel his muse.

In the same year, she was the image of the television advertisement for the launch of the new Gucci fragrance, the fragrance has the name Gucci by Gucci. The commercial was directed by David Lynch. In 2007 and 2008 it was the image of the new collection of the brand and the “Fendi palazzo” perfume.

In 2008 it is the main image of brands such as Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, Lanvin, Printemps, and Car Shoe and begins to be considered one of the most important supermodels in the world.

Raquel Zimmermann is characterized by his great professionalism and his long career of more than ten years in the world of fashion all over the world. In 2009, she starred in campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Hugo Boss, and DeBeers. In the same year, she was on the cover of the May magazine of American Vogue together with other supermodels such as Natasha Poly and Natalia Vodjanova. Raquel Zimmermann continues to create advertising campaigns for the most important luxury brands in the world such as Gucci, Giorgio Armani, and many others.




The protagonist of the 2010 Vogue Paris calendar together with top models like Natasha Poly and Iselin Steiro photographed by Mario Sorrenti.

Throughout 2011 Raquel Zimmermann continues to create campaigns with Yves, Saint Laurent, Jimmy Choo, Shiseido, Alexander Wang, and Alexander McQueen.

According to the models.com ranking, Raquel is considered the fourteenth position among the most iconic models in the fashion world.

Raquel Zimmermann appears in Lady Gaga’s video for the song Born This Way.

In August, Raquel Zimmermann appears for the first time on the cover of i-D magazine.

In 2014 she became the protagonist of the advertising campaign for the new fragrance Narciso Rodriguez. The stylist calls her an extraordinary beauty, elegant and seductive or seductively elegant. The following year she was among the protagonists of the Pirelli calendar which was photographed by Steven Meisel.

 In 2016 he starred in the Versace spring-summer campaign, together with models Natasha Poly and Gigi Hadid.

The following year, she starred in Alberta Ferretti’s spring-summer advertising campaign together with her partners Irina Shayk, Carolyn Murphy, Julia Nobis, and Vittoria Ceretti. The campaign was photographed by Steven Meisel.


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