Take a look at those pair of piercing blue eyes which look as though they see right through the soul and that pouty smile. She is beautiful, has the looks with the youthful vibe that’s good for modeling and Thylane Blondeau knows how to harness all these features to thrive her career.
Blondeau is a young French model and actress who started out at the age of four. Nicknamed the next Kate Moss by a French magazine, there was a time Thylane was regarded as the most beautiful girl in the world.
Thylane Blondeau Age
She was just four years old when she made her grand entrance into the world of fashion and the media walking the runway for the French designer, Jean Paul Gaultier. Since then, Thylane Blondeau has remained in the arena gaining more grounds and letting her roots go down where she has been drawing her water of influence and fame all these years. The lass was born Thylane Léna-Rose Loubry Blondeau on the 5th day of April 2001, in Aix-en-Provence, France.
She rose up to become one of the most admired child models, making the headlines in 2011 at the age of 10 when she posed for Paris Vogue dressed up like an adult with a heavy made up face flashing alluring looks. Her appearance sparked up controversies and issues on child sexualization in advertising with many lending their voices on how kids ought to be portrayed in the media. Let’s take a look at her career.
Thylane Blondeau has been active since 2005 up to the present. As earlier mentioned, her journey began on a hay-covered runway as a child for Jean Paul Gaultier. Three years after, she had her first photo shoot with Dani Brubaker.
At the age of 10, she appeared in adult clothing and make-up for the Vogue Paris supplement Vogue Enfants. That singular appearance which pushed her years ahead raised eyebrows on how children are increasingly not fitted into their age-related activities and exposures. That, however, helped to draw more attention to her and further enhanced her career.
Anyway, Thylane was only one out of the many child models who have posed for magazines or dressed up in a way that effaced their real age. The American actress and model Brooke Shield who rose to stardom as a child model was allowed by her mom to be photographed nude at age 10 and as an actress at the age of 12, she portrayed a child prostitute in the Louis Malle movie, Pretty Baby (1978).
Thylane Blondeau at age 13, appeared on the cover of the Jalouse magazine and signed with IMG Models in 2015 setting her career to the peak. Since then, she has walked the runway for big names in the model industry like Tommy Hilfiger and Dolce & Gabbana. She even appeared in the latter’s advertising campaign starring alongside Zendaya, Cameron Dallas, Lucky Blue Smith, and Presley Gerber. She has also advertised for Juicy Couture and Ralph Lauren.
Committed to adding more feathers to her hat, Thylane became a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris’ skin and beauty products. She also made her Cannes debut in 2016 at only 15. Apart from being the face of French perfume brand, Lolita Lempicka, she has covered L’Officiel Paris and Grazia France as well as editorials in Teen Vogue, Self Service and Flaunt magazines.
Thylane Blondeau has shown that she has some knack for other arts beside modeling. She made her acting debut in Belle & Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015) portraying Gabriele. Beyond acting, she’s also into classical and modern dance, singing and playing the piano and drums.
Where Is She Now?
Thylane is sure taking giant strides in her career. The model made an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2017 and in January 2018, she became the new face of Juicy Couture.
All through the years, one thing she has learned how to do well is to retain her chic style whether she is just walking down the street or walking the runway.
Thylane Blondeau’s Parents and Brother
The model extraordinaire originated from a set of famous parents. Her father Patrick Blondeau is a former French international footballer while her mother, Véronika Loubry is an actress and television presenter.
From all indications, Thylane inherited most of her looks, skills, and style from her mom. Her parents divorced in 2016 after more than a decade of marriage and, one of Thylane’s biggest fans is her younger brother, Ayrton-Romeø Blondeau.
Height and Other Facts About The Model
1. With a height of 1.66 m (5 feet 6 inches), Thylane has a body statistics of 63-88-90 cm. Her blue eyes and brown hair further accentuates her chic figure.
2. The model, Gigi Hadid is her style icon.
3. She counts meeting new photographers, makeup artists, and trying on clothes as the part of her job she likes most.
4. Her biggest fashion rule is “always have the best shoes ever.”
5. She described her personal style as cool, casual, sporty, and rock.
6. Thylane has become a front-row fixture at Fashion Week and is now a regular attendee of Chanel’s runway shows.
7. There is a fan account known as Thylaners dedicated to her. She has also established a solid social media presence with over 2 million followers on Instagram.
8. Chanel’s 2016 Spring presentation was the first fashion show she ever attended as non-model.
9. Thylane Blondeau’s clothing collection, Heaven May à Collection will be released in September 2018.
10. She became L’Oréal’s brand ambassador on April 5th, 2017 on her 16th birthday.