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Model profile: Lara Stone

Author: Elle Canada

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Model profile: Lara Stone

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Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

We compiled a list of what makes a top-earning supermodel, and Dutch stunner Lara Stone filled the bill: Multi-city living? Check. Provocative (and lucrative) fashion campaigns? Check. An iconic individual look that designers love? She’s got it covered. Here’s how to be like Lara. Red carpet beauty: How the stars prep

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Embrace being different. "I was teased quite a bit for the way I looked," admits the 30-year-old blonde. "I was much taller than all the other girls (and boys) in school, and my gap made me look even more different." Proof that Stone's quirks (like her now-famous gap-toothed grin) work for her: She recently signed as the face of L'Oréal Paris. Hair products: 12 hairstyle saving formulas

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Be inspired. Kate Moss is Stone's fashion icon. Supermodel beauty tips: Kate Moss Confidential

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Take time to reflect. "My career has been an amazing journey. The best memories I'll keep from the turmoil of my first years as a model are those of all the shows I did. I can tell you that we had such a blast." 25 most popular supermodels of all-time

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Cook and be cultured. Artist: Gary Hume. "I love the simplicity and colours he uses." Food: "I've been using James Duigan's Clean & Lean Diet cookbook loads." Museum: "The Victoria and Albert Museum in London." Flick: "The Great Escape." 20+ best celebrity hairstyles of all-time

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Be open to opportunity. It's hard to believe, but Stone never dreamed of being a model. "Fashion was a completely different world and didn't really exist in our little village. I'd never heard of Vogue until I was 16!" 15 top models to watch in 2014

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Make time for play. Tour the two places Stone calls home. Holland: "It's lovely to rent a bike and cycle around, either in a city or the countryside." London: Stone takes her pup, Bert, on strolls throug Regent's Park and Hyde Park to chase the ducks and pigeons. (Cute!) The 10 best Canadian spas

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Go low-key with your beauty look. Even for a big red-carpet event, Stone says she keeps it simple. "I don't like to spend hours getting ready. I go for very natural makeup and a not-too-sophisticated hairstyle." Wavy hair: 12 inspirations at the Spring 2014 runway

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Don't fear colour. Make brights your new spring essential. Stone swears by orange nail polish. "I'm Dutch, so I always like to wear shades of orange, especially since it's one of our national colours." Manicure lesson: 8 nail polish mistakes

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com

Model profile: Lara Stone

Lara Stone: The model memo

Don't over-think your routine. Stone's key to looking gorgeous: "It's not a secret: lots of sleep and plenty of water." Skin care tips: Cleanse your face like an expert

By: Jennifer Weatherhead Harrington Source: ELLECanada.com Credits: ELLECanada.com
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