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Thursday
Oct152009

Kristy Hinze

Stylist: Elizabeth Clarke. Photo: Russell Shakespeare/QWeekendWHO:KRISTY HINZE
WHAT: MODEL, TV HOST, ENTREPRENUR & BRAND AMBASSADOR
WHERE: NEW YORK AND MIAMI, US
VISIT: www.viviensmodels.com.au

FFF LOVES… her natural beauty, entrepreneurial spirit and down-to-earth attitude.

STAY: Qualia Hamilton Island is the best hotel I have ever stayed in.

SHOP: Colette in Paris is fantastic.

STAY: Sirenuse, Positano. The owner is a good friend of ours. I love the amazing views.

EAT: Veritas, New York serves French-American style food. It’s just fabulous.

RELAX: Exhale Spa in New York is my regular.

EAT: Pure Food and Wine in Greenwich Village, New York is my favourite restaurant to go to. The food is all raw and Vegan but you would never know it.  So amazing.

SHOP: Intermix, New York. It is a one-stop shop with a great mix of brands to choose from.  If I need a great outfit, I just head straight there.

RELAX: I love The Lyall Spa in Melbourne.

SIP: The best coffee in New York is at Ninth Street Espresso and Cafe Grumpy in Soho.  

RELAX: COMO Shambhala Uma Ubud in Indonesia is a favourite. You can take Yoga classes there and the spa is amazing.

STAY: The Setai Hotel in Miami is fantastic.

About Kristy Hinze:
Discovered at the age of 14, Kristy had lived all her life on a farm in Queensland, her main love being horse-riding and jumping. Kristy was not only the youngest, but the first, Australian model to land a one year exclusive contract with VOGUE Australia. Since then, her star has continued to rise shooting campaigns for Berlei, Diesel, Sisley, Declour, and Givenchy body cream. Kristy has graced the covers of magazines including Vogue, Cleo, Cosmopolitan, New Woman, GQ, Australian Sports Illustrated, Woman’s Weekly and The Australian Way and was the second Australian woman to appear on the cover of the international Sports Illustrated Calendar. She has done runway shows for designers including Halston, Bob Mackie and Marc Bouwer and shot with photographers including Marc Baptiste, Terry Richardson and Patrick Demarchelier as well as a shoot for Victoria’s Secret in the Bahamas. Kristy has appeared in movies including ‘Boys and Girls’ with Jason Biggs, Jerry Bruckheimer’s “Without Charlie”, “The Look’ and “The Extra” with Jimoein. Currently Kristy is the presenter of Foxtel’s Project Runway and ambassador for iconic Australian fashion brand Sportscraft.