Edita Vilkevičiūtė was born on 1 January 1989 in Kaunas, Lithuania. She was discovered on the streets by a model scout from Women Management.
After her discovery, Edita Vilkevičiūtė signed to Women Management in Milan at the age of 16 years, and later, VIVA in Paris in 2006. Her runway debut was at Just Cavalli for the spring/summer 2006 shows in Milan. The following month, she featured in her first Vogue Paris editorial, shot by Katja Rahlwes, followed by another in February 2007 by Mark Segal.
She later walked for Paul Smith, Preen, and Marios Schwab in London. She made a comeback after not participating in fashion weeks at Milan and New York at the spring/summer 2008 Paris fashion week, walking for Shiatzy Chen, Balenciaga, Chanel, Dries van Noten, Miu Miu, and Louis Vuitton. In 2008 she was chosen for Dolce and Gabbana’s Spring/Summer campaign, captured by Mario Testino. She featured prominently in the 2008 Versace Fragrance, Marc O’Polo, Giuseppe Zanotti and Eres Paris print campaigns. During Fall/Winter 2008–09, she opened and closed shows for Burberry and La Perla. In the same year she went on to succeed Angela Lindvall as the muse of Versace perfumes, and Karl Lagerfeld signed her up to play Coco Chanel in his film Chanel, The Silent Film. In late 2008, she participated in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2008, in the “PINK” section.
Date of birth: January 1, 1989
Place of birth: Kaunas, Lithuania
Hair color: Light Brown
Eye color: Blue/Green
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Measurements: (US) 31.5-23.5-34.5; (EU) 80-60-88
Dress size: (US) 4 ; (EU) 34
Edita Vilkevičiūtė – H&M Collection 2015: