Helena Christensen

Helena Christensen
Helena Christensen
  • Born: December 25, 1968
  • Nationality: Danish
  • Profession: Model, Photographer

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Helena Christensen is a Danish model and photographer. She is a former Victoria's Secret model and beauty queen. Christensen has also served as creative director for Nylon magazine, designed clothing, and supported funding for breast cancer organizations and other charities.

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A beautiful person is someone who stays true to themselves and their spirit; someone who is self-confident and can make you smile.
Cheese is one of my great weaknesses, I could eat the stuff by the pound.
Denmark is like a secret little place with its own special language.
From the minute I wake up until I go to bed I think about food. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
Harbour Island in the Bahamas is a wonderful little island with beautiful beaches, a great restaurant culture and friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
I always loved the style of Jean Seberg, Jane Birkin and Marilyn Monroe.
I am a serious food lover and Peruvian cuisine is one of the best in the world. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
I am very much aware of the visual side of things. I do a lot of photography. I often take Polaroids of things that strike me as visually interesting, just to remember them and perhaps use later.
I believe food is the most brilliant invention ever. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
I don't look at fashion the way other people do.
I felt like I was in the best photography school in the world - I had Herb Ritts, Bruce Weber, Richard Avedon and Irving Penn teach me.
I find it utterly bizarre that total strangers write about your life in a completely fictional manner. Life
I had never done any serious acting before, but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.
I like people who dress quirkly and differently. Like in womenswear, thank god for Helena Bonham Carter! Religion & God
I love playing around with vintage fabrics and lace. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I still love taking pictures with Polaroid film. For me, it offers the most beautiful way of capturing reality and transferring it onto a flat piece of paper. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I want to live to be 120. That's when I will start worrying about my age.
I was born in high heels and I've worn them ever since.
I was once stranded on a broken-down boat in shark-infested waters in the middle of the Indian Ocean for five days before we were rescued while doing a 'Vogue' shoot.
I wasn't worried about turning 40 at all.
I would love to photograph Stephen Hawking. I am just fascinated by science, I really am. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
If I have an hour in a city, I go to vintage stores first because it's so much cooler to find a piece that is unique. I love the thought of some girl having worn it before and living her life in it. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I'm a fun person. I like cracking jokes and being completely nerdy.
In modelling, there is no point in trying to prove you have a brain, so why even bother? I'd sooner save the energy for something more meaningful.
It's incredible to have been part of fashion history - my whole career has been one big highlight. History
It's really intimidating to go on the beach in a bikini.
I've taken my knickers off. My friends told me my panty line was visible, so I went without.
Kate is going to come back, she is going to be super-strong again. Everybody is going to want her again because she is that kind of person. She is very professional and beautiful and she is going to be around forever.
Like any woman, I worry about my body.
Modelling is a silly, crazy business. Business, Commerce & Finance
So many times I've wanted to crack up, standing there stiff while seven women are crawling round my toes fixing hems and the designer's having a freak-out because the denim cuffs are crooked. I'm on the verge of hysteria. Women
Some designers retain a sense of humour about what they do, but others are deathly serious and have no life outside of it; they're lying awake night after night constructing dresses in their heads. Life
The more people explore the world, the more they realize in every country there's a different aesthetic. Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.
There are particular images that I like. Allegro is composed of a series of still life photographs that has been put to speed. There is so much care that has gone into the composition of the cinematography. Life
There will always be a desire for something new, fresh and innovative, as well as a yearning and respect for timeless elegance and beauty. Respect
There've been times when I've bought a whole pound of cheese and walked down the street and eaten it in one go.
This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film! So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that is needed to collaborate comfortably.
When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice.
When you are modelling, you are creating a picture, a still life, perhaps something like a silent film. You convey emotion but you are only using your body. Life
Women can explore so much in dressing. But if I was a guy I would wear vintage suits constantly. With crazy ties! Women

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