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Abbey Lee Kershaw

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    • Abbey Lee Kershaw
    • Born June 12th 1987
    • Born in Melbourne, Australia
    • Australian fashion model
    • V magazine dubbed Kershaw a supermodel.
    • As a child, Kershaw was always in the hospital; when she was four she suffered from meningitis and had to have two spinal taps. She also had a tumor on the knee, and several of broken bones from climbing trees.
    • She won Australian 2004 Girlfriend Model Search.
    • After high school, in 2005, she moved from Melbourne to Sydney to begin modeling.
    • Starred in the fragrance ads for Gucci's new "Flora" scent since 2008.
    • Kershaw appeared in Milan Fashion Week, opening D&G to having the first and last looks at Fendi and Versace, prompting New York Magazine to name her "Milanís Top Model".
    • On 1 December 2009, for the second time, she participated in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
    • It was announced that she will be the face of Chanel's Fall/Winter 2010/2011 ready-to-wear ad campaign. This news comes after she closed the Chanel Spring 2010 couture show, and opened the Chanel Fall/Winter 2010/2011 ready-to-wear show.
    • The magazine called Kershaw "the biggest fashion export from Down Under since Elle Macpherson joined the ranks of Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington."
    • She is friends with models Daisy Lowe, Freja Beha Erichsen, Rebecca Seidel and Catherine McNeil.
    • Kershaw has 10 piercings in total: on her nose (her left nostril), on the nipple, a pierced belly button, and seven on her ears.
    • On her sexual orientation she mentioned she has "always swung both ways" but she does not call herself bisexual, "just experimental". Her boyfriend is musician Matthew Hutchinson from the band Our Mountain.