Model Watch: Ana Beatriz Barros

 Brazilian model Ana Beatriz Barros was born on the 29th of May, 1982 in the town of Itabira, Minas Gerais. Barros is of Portuguese, Spanish and Italian roots. When she was just 14 years old, she was scouted, along with her sister Malu while they were on a family holiday in Rio de Janeiro.

The two sisters were spotted by Elite Model Management, and Ana was encouraged to take part in a the "Elite Model Look" competition in 1996, where she placed as a runner up.

Elite got Ana her first job for Guess? working alongside fellow Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio in the Millennium GUESS? campaign.

Ana became a Victoria's Secret model in 2002, and has been modeling for the famous lingere company ever since. Apart from Victoria's Secret, she's also worked in the world of high-fashion. Ana has walked for designers such as:
Valentino, Missoni, Gucci, Christian Dior, Versace, Emporio Armani, BCBG, DKNY, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors and Elie Saab.

Ana has graced the cover of numerous magazines since the beginning of her career, including:
Glamour, Vogue, Marie Claire, Allure,Capricho, Audi magazine, W and Elle.
She also appeared in the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 & 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editions. 

Ana in Elle Spain November 2009
Ana recently appeared in the 2010 Pirelli calendar alongside Lily Cole, Daisy Lowe and Miranda Kerr.
She was the face of Fornarina's Spring Summer 2010 campaign, as well as being featured in the campaign for Marks & Spencers Spring/Summer.

Ana graced the cover of Vogue, 2003
Arden Wohl and Ana Beatriz Barros

Ana at John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2010

Ana at Fendi Spring/Summer 2003

Ana at Giles Autumn/Winter 2010

Ana at Versus Spring/Summer 2003

Ana in Vogue Brazil

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