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Supermodel, swimwear designer
Susan's designer accomplishments stem from a successful career as an international supermodel. Susan has rocked the catwalk, for Valentino, Versace, Prada, Lacroix, Chanel, John Galliano, Nicole Miller, Badgley Mishcka, Bill Blass, DKNY, Anne Klein, Todd Oldham, Calvin Klein, Herve Leger Michael Kors and others. Holmes also scored campaigns for Adrienne Vittadini, Yves St. Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Escada, Louis Vuitton, Karl Lagerfeld, Claude Montana, Rochas, Guess?, Diesel and Pepe Jeans, as well as Gottex Swimwear, Victoria's Secret, and billboards, ads and commercials for Peugot, Triumph, H & M lingerie. By the mid 1990's Holmes was one of the 20 highest paid fashion models. While pregnant with her first child with legendary rocker Duff McKagan, formerly of Guns N' Roses, she began designing her first swimwear line. Now 12 years later her swimwear has graced the pages of Maxim, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, Playboy, Cosmo and many more. She won "Swimwear Designer of the Year" in 2008 by the NYC Fashion Industry, " The Michael Awards".
Susan Holmes Swimwear, LLC is worn worldwide by celebrities such as Kate Hudson, Venus Williams, Elle Macpherson, Stella McCartney, Heidi Klum, Keira Chaplin and Anna Kournikova. In fact, in a recent Sport's Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, she was the designer "with the most suits" and donned the huge calendar cover, and DVD cover as well. Susan's designs can be found at www.SusanHolmes.net