Jade Parfitt is an internationally renowned British model, presenter and charity organiser. Born in London in 1978, she became a model at the age of 16. Since then she has worked with some of the world’s best photographers, such as Steven Meisel, Mario Testino and Steven Klein, and been featured on the pages of international magazines, including i-D, Visionaire and Harper's Bazaar.
Parfitt has also fronted a multitude of campaigns including Versace, Moschino and Givenchy. She has walked in shows for Christian Dior, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Chanel, Alexander Mcqueen and Jean-Paul Gaultier, where she was honoured as the finale bride in his show three times.
Beyond modelling, Parfitt is also a regular presenter for Vogue TV. In this role she has interviewed everyone from Zac Posen to Julia Roberts and covered a range of events, including London Fashion Week and the Met Ball.
Parfitt has also used her fashion credentials to start a charity along with best friend Jasmine Guinness. Clothesline is dedicated to raising funds for the research and relief of HIV and Aids in Sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation's previous events have raised money by auctioning clothing designed and worn by famous designers and models.