Estée Lauder announced a few hours ago that it has signed the legendary Stephanie Seymour as a spokesmodel to represent the brand in global advertising campaigns.
“Stephanie is the ultimate modern beauty icon,” said Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Global Brand President, Estée Lauder. “Beautiful and accomplished in fashion, entertainment and in life, I am thrilled to welcome her to Estée Lauder.”
“I am honored to be part of the Estée Lauder family,” said Stephanie Seymour. “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.”
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.
POP Magazine dedicated their entire Spring/Summer 2008 issue to Stephanie and her career, which included spreads by world-renowned photographers, Peter Lindbergh, Glen Luchford, Solve Sundsbo and Willie Vanderperre. Stephanie is also a contributing editor at Interview magazine, often featuring artists and designers she admires in conversation. She was on their September 2013 cover, shot by Mert + Marcus.
As an actress, Stephanie appeared on NBC’s “Law & Order” and played the role of artist Helen Frankenthaler in the
2002 film “Pollock.”
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.