There are some stunning models in the world today, so it is never easy for an aspiring model to make a name for herself on the modelling scene. However, with some hard work and dedication, plus a little bit of luck, an aspiring model can make it to the top.
One such model who has done just that, is Estonian model Karmen Pedaru, who turned her back on one career to focus on her modelling career. Karmen was the goalkeeper for the Estonian national soccer team for a year, before she decided that she wanted to focus on her modelling.
Since then, Karmen Pedaru has worked with Chloe, Gucci, Jill Stuart, Missoni, Nicole Farhi, Ralph Lauren and Derek Lam. She has also worked with designers such as Shiatzy Chen, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Christian Dior, D&G, Diane von Furstenberg, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Roberto Cavalli, Versace and Yves Saint Laurent.
Among her editorial work includes, Numéro, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, V Magazine, W Magazine, Dazed & Confused and Italian, French, British, Korean, German, Portuguese, Teen, and Japanese Vogue magazines. Karmen Pedaru has also made her debut at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2011.
On a more personal note, Karmen Pedaru married Riccardo Ruini on December 14, 2012.