LouLou Robert has mesmerized two of fashion’s favorite image makers, Dutch photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. They have proclaimed her their new muse and photographed her in a stunning nude photo spread for “V” magazine.
The photographers say her face resembles a young Penélope Cruz, and her body is like Kate Moss’.”Our work is so much about the girl in the clothes and she provides us with so many new inspirations,” they told style.com.
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Although her modeling resume is short, Robert, 19, is now reportedly poised to make a major breakthrough for a fall campaign that will put her in the spotlight, and on the fast track to supermodel stardom.
LouLou got into modeling at the suggestion of her boyfriend while she was studying in college in Paris at the relatively advanced age of 18. She found the business difficult at first because at 5’7.5″ tall she’s too short to get much runway work.
“It’s difficult to be a model because you have to be alone, and people are not always very nice with you,” she told New York magazine in a recent interview. “It depends. Nobody was nice with me before Inez and Vinoodh; people didn’t care. But now, it’s nice. Things are different,” she says.
Indeed, meeting the Dutch photographers marked a major breakthrough in her budding career. “My agent called me and said, ‘Inez and Vinoodh want to meet you.’ I didn’t know who Inez and Vinoodh were, but everybody would tell me, ‘Whoa, it’s amazing!’
“It was a very simple meeting. They asked me about my interests and my life. After one week, Inez took some pictures of me. We have a good feeling together,” she says.
Eniko Mihalik was the last girl the Dutch pair put on exclusive contract in 2008, and her career skyrocketed afterward, says New York.