Barbara Fialho

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Barbara Fialho
Meskita FW 2014 Runway MBFW.jpg
Barbara Fialho on the runway in 2014.
Born (1987-12-21) December 21, 1987 (age 30)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue / green

Barbara Fialho (born December 21, 1987) is a Brazilian fashion model born in the city of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais.



At 15 years of age, Barbara Fialho left her home town and moved to the city of São Paulo[2] to work as a model for São Paulo Fashion Week and Rio Fashion Week. Three months later, she moved to New York to travel the fashion circuit of NY, Milan and Paris. At 17, she posed for Just Cavalli, photographed by Mario Testino and dressed by Carine Roitfeld.[3]

Since 2011, she is signed to the agency IMG Models.[4]

She has appeared in editorials for Italian Vogue, American, Italian, Brazilian, and Croation Elle, American and British Harper's Bazaar, W,[2] Marie Claire,[5]10 Magazine, Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book, Dossier,[6] Esquire, GQ,[7] L'Officiel, LA Times,[5] Missbehave, Status, and Vulture. She has appeared on the covers of Italian Vogue, Brazilian Harper's Bazaar, Brazilian and Swedish Elle, and French Numéro,

She has walked the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2012, 2013,[8]2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. She is their fitting model since 2013, and posed for a few pictures for the brand.

She has walked the runways for Bottega Veneta, Givenchy,[9] Diane Von Furstenberg, Loewe, Christian Dior, House of Holland, Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Vivienne Westwood, Louis Vuitton, Jeremy Scott, Naeem Khan, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Rucci, Antonio Berardi, Custo Dalmau, Temperley, Victoria's Secret[8] and the event Fashion Rocks.

She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Roberto Cavalli,[2] Givenchy,[2] Missoni,[2] Just Cavalli,[10] Diesel, Levi's,[10] Macy's,[5] Amir Slama,[11] El Palacio de Hierro, Meskita, Ugg, and Urban Decay.

She appeared on the James Bond inspired music video of the song "Bright Lights Bigger City" of the American rapper CeeLo Green.[verification needed]


Barbara Fialho plays the guitar since age 9.[2] As of 2014, she studied music at Juilliard.[2]

In 2014, she recorded a bossa nova album produced by Damon Martin[12] in which she sings every song and plays the guitar in some of them.[2] Her musicians include Abraham Laboriel and Justo Almario.[2]


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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Júnior Cigano (August 24, 2014). "Barbara Fialho, modelo da Victoria's Secret, fala sobre a carreira de cantora e mostra anel de noivado com ator de Hollywood". (in Portuguese). Glamour. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Fresh Face: Barbara Fialho". Carine Roitfeld. October 10, 2013. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ "A modelo Barbara Fialho entrou para o mesmo time de modelos de Gisele, Kate… Sucesso!". (in Portuguese). Universo Online. November 24, 2011. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c "A modelo Barbara Fialho está arrasando no exterior, sabia?". (in Portuguese). Universo Online. March 17, 2011. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Elle's Beauty with Barbara Fialho". treats!. September 12, 2011. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  7. ^ Adriane Jamison (June 6, 2014). "Barbara Fialho beachside". treats!. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Ecos do badalado desfile da Victoria's Secret por Barbara Fialho". (in Portuguese). Universo Online. November 28, 2013. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Com exclusividade, um dos looks da coleção Resort da Givenchy". (in Portuguese). Universo Online. June 10, 2013. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Barbara Fialho". (in Spanish). GQ. June 5, 2014. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Shop2gether arma pré-venda exclusiva de Amir Slama. Vem ver!". (in Portuguese). Universo Online. September 27, 2013. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Barbara Fialho acaba de gravar CD de bossa nova". (in Portuguese). Harper's Bazaar. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 

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