Lily Donaldson hails from London, England. She was spotted by a model scout while shopping with friends in Camden Market at age 16. Lily made her British Vogue debut in 2004, shot by Mario Testino. Just one year later in 2005, Lily was nominated for Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards
She has worked with top photographers including Steven Meisel, Michael Thompson, Mario Testino, Patrick Demarchelier, Craig McDean, Terry Richardson, Solve Sundsbo, Inez and Vinoodh, Emma Summerton, Camilla Akrans, and Steven Klein.
Lily has graced the covers and editorials of Vogue (Italian, French, American, British, Chinese, and Japanese), Numero, I-D and was featured on the cover of American Vogue alongside the world’s next top models. She was described as the smartest and most sophisticated of the bunch. She consistently appears in the pages of W, V, Self Service, and Harper’s Bazaar.
via Lily Donaldson.