Kelly Moreira in Foam Magazine

Kelly Moreira got her big break in an unconventional way: MySpace. After submitting her MySpace profile for the 2009 Elite Model Look France, she went on to become a finalist in the competition. She may not have won, but they signed her anyway. And a mere two weeks later, she was walking the spring Lanvin show like a pro. Confirmations from KenzoYves Saint Laurent, and Dries van Noten followed.

And just like that, Kelly became the runway toast of Paris Fashion Week.

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5 Reason You Should Learn French & the Online Resources to Help You

Reason 1:
French is spoken in more than 30 countries on 5 continents by over 300 million people as either a primary or secondary language.
 
Reason 2:
If you are interested in working for any of the following organizations and institutions, French, along with English, is their official working language:
 
  • the United Nations
  • UNESCO
  • NATO
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • the International Labor Bureau
  • the International Olympic Committee
  • the 31-member Council of Europe
  • the European Community
  • the Universal Postal Union
  • the International Red Cross
Reason 3:
 
The United States is France’s leading investor, creating 25% of new jobs in France. There are over 2400 US companies in France, generating 240,000 jobs. Companies include IBM, Microsoft, Dow Chemical, Coca-Cola and many others.
 
In other words, you will be more competitive in the national and international job market in industries like business, medicine, aviation, law, and luxury goods.
 

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