September 4th, 2008 | Niki

Model Watch: Honorine Uwera

Keep and eye out for Canadian model, Honorine Uwera. Born in Rwanda, this dark haired, dark eyed beauty is catching the likes of  Cavalli, Phillip Lim and Vivienne Westwood just to name a few.

You may recognize her from one of her many shows in the past, including her debut at the spring Akris, Costume National, Viktor & Rolf, and Yves Saint Laurent shows in Paris. If that doesn’t sound familiar, she has also walked the S/S 06  Antonio Marras, Dries van Noten, Just Cavalli ready to wear, or the F/W 06 Phillip Lim, Akris, Baby Phat, Brian Reyes, Emanuel Ungaro, Heatherette, Issey Miyake, Richard Chai, Ruffian, Vivienne Westwood ready to wear…and the S/S 07 Jean Paul Gaultier ready to wear.

Uwera has also appeared in Nordstrom catalog for Sept. 06, and also an Elle Editorial in the same month.
October 06, Uwera had the honour of walking the 30-year retrospective of Jean Paul Gaultier in Paris: in which she was wearing a gold lamé bodysuit from his 1992 collection.

Most recently, the model has been photographed by Steven Klein for Italian Vogue  in 2007, as well as being featured in Trace, and in a Mixte editorial.She also starred in the Moschino f/07 ad campaign shot by Peter Lindberg

The 20-something year old is currently is signed to:

* Group Model Management
* Why Not Model Agency
* Elmer Olsen Model Management – Canada
* Folio Montreal
* IMG Models – New York
* MC2 Model Management – New York.

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