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Maybelline tabs model Jourdan Dunn as 'new face'
April 17th, 2014
NEW YORK – Maybelline New York has named British fashion model Jourdan Dunn as a new spokesmodel.
The cosmetics and beauty care brand said Thursday that Jourdan will make her Maybelline debut in print and television advertising campaigns this month.
"Jourdan’s look, style and positive energy are perfect for the Maybelline New York brand," commented Jerome Bruhat, global brand president of Maybelline New York. "She truly reflects Maybelline's vision of global beauty."
Dunn made her runway debut during the 2007 Fall New York Fashion Week. She was a featured model in British Vogue, labeled as a "new star" and named "Top 10 Newcomer" by Style.com later that same year.
Since then, Dunn has lit up the runways for Prada, Christian Dior, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta, Miu Miu, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Burberry, Lanvin, Hermes, Givenchy, Valentino, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Balmain, among others, according to Maybelline. She also has appeared in the American, British, Paris, Italian, Japanese and Russian editions of Vogue, as well as in the fashion magazines W, Numero, Allure, i-D, V, POP and Dazed & Confused.
In addition, Dunn has been a part of various campaigns for ck Calvin Klein, CK1 fragrance, Yves Saint Laurent, Burberry, Burberry Beauty, Gap, DKNY, H&M, Express, Aldo, Banana Republic, Tommy Hilfiger, Rag & Bone, Topshop, John Galliano and Benetton.
"It is an honor to be a spokesperson for such an iconic brand," Dunn said in a statement. "I am proud to say that I am a Maybelline girl, and hopefully I can make people feel the same way I did when I saw the advertisements growing up. The brand imagery is always beautiful and positive."
As a Maybelline spokesmodel, Dunn joins an elite group of Maybelline models, who include Christy Turlington, Emily DiDonato and many others.