Saturday, June 8, 2019

Rule 5 Saturday - Talk Like a Pirate - Toni Garrn

 This week's selectee is Toni Garrn
Antonia "Toni" Garrn (born 7 July 1992) is a German model. In 2008, she got her big break in the fashion industry after signing an exclusive contract with Calvin Klein.

Toni Garrn was born Antonia Garrn in Hamburg, Germany. Her father works for an oil refinery and her mother is a businesswoman. She has an older brother, Niklas, who is also a model. When Garrn was two years old, she moved with her family to London, and later to Athens when she was six, where she studied at Campion School (Athens). By the age of 10, she moved back to Hamburg with her family.  Garrn can play classical piano, having taken lessons since age 6. When Garrn was 13, she was discovered during the 2006 FIFA World Cup in her hometown Hamburg, and then signed with New York agency Women Management.

Garrn debuted on the runway at age 15 as an exclusive for the Calvin Klein Spring/Summer 2008 runway show in New York. She then went on to be featured in the designer's ad campaign. The following season, she again walked exclusively for Calvin Klein. In the 2009-seasons, she walked over 60 shows for prestigious designers such as Stella McCartney, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermès, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors and others during fashion week.

She has appeared in Vogue (Paris, Italy, Germany, Russia, China, Spain, Mexico, Japan, Korea, US), Muse, Elle (US, Italy, France), Numéro(France, Tokyo), Glamour (US), Marie-Claire (Italy), Another Magazine, Harper's Bazaar (US), i-D, and on the covers of Tush magazine and Vmagazine as the eighth ranked model of spring 2008. She also covered the February 2009 edition of Numéro for their #100 issue.

In 2011, Garrn started modeling for Victoria's Secret, firstly appearing in their catalogs doing the clothing line. Soon after she walked in the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and did a photo-shoot for the PINK-line with fellow model Shanina Shaik. Her first Victoria's Secret fashion show casting was actually in 2010, but she was ultimately not cast for that year's show.

Garrn was cast to play the role of Reeva Steenkamp in the 2017 Lifetime movie Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer. The film chronicles Oscar Pistorius' conviction of culpable homicide after fatally shooting Steenkamp on 14 February 2013 in his Pretoria home.In the same year Garrn appeared in the first two episodes of the German drama series You Are Wanted. In 2018, she appeared in Head Full Of Honey by Til Schweiger and Álvaro Solers music video "La Cintura".
Some NSFW work from various sources.

Wombat-socho has Rule 5 Sunday: Monica Bellucci and FMJRA 2.0: Mr. Mastodon Farm up and on time. Linked at Pirate's Cove in the weekly Sorta Blogless Sunday Pinup and links. Linked at the Right way in Rule 5 Saturday LinkOrama. Linked by EBL in Judy Garland, RIPSummer MusicSummerMinnesota Nice? How about Wisconsin Whiny?Shaft 2019I Am Mother: A ReviewGloria Vanderbilt, RIP and The Longest Day.

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