Lee Williams

Lee Williams (born 3 April 1974) is a Welsh actor and former model. Williams was the face of French Connection TV, CK Jeans, Sisley, and has worked as a model for designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Calvin Klein. Lee Williams was born in Bangor, Wales. He enrolled to study fine art and fashion at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Fashion in London, he eventually dropped out in his 2nd year when he was nineteen and began working for Vivienne Westwood, where he helped in her designer shows in Paris; it was here that the photographer Steven Meisel encouraged Lee to pursue modeling. Williams worked as a model for two and a half years at the time when the heroin chic look was in popular demand and was being popularized by Kate Moss, and used in Calvin Klein advertisements. He was tall, skinny had long hair and looked androgynous; a perfect candidate to model. Williams worked in many big magazines and was used as a model for The Face, I-D, Arena, Vogue, Elle, L'uomo. He also worked with top photographers such as Mario Testino, Bruce Webber and David Bailey. He did campaigns for Calvin Klein and fashion shows for Versace and Dolce and Gabbana.


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