Karlie Kloss is an American fashion model. Kloss studied at Caston's Ballet Academy in 2002, and credited her ballet training as preparation for her 'runway walk'. When Kloss was 13, she was discovered at a charity fashion show in St. Louis. She was encouraged to model by one of her teachers in Webster Groves High School. In 2007, she signed with Elite Model Management. Kloss is the face of the Marc Jacobs fragrance Lola. She has walked for numerous designers in New York, London, Milan and Paris, including Shiatzy Chen, Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Zac Posen, Givenchy, Gucci, Valentino, Louis Vuitton and Versace, Elie Saab and appeared in editorials for American and Korean W, American Elle, Allure, i-D, French and Japanese Numéro, Vanity Fair, Dazed & Confused, and American, Australian, Italian, French, British, Korean, German, Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Portuguese, Teen, and Latin American Vogue magazines. Since 2010, Karlie Kloss has been the face of Christian Dior.