Alexis Ren by Katarina Flickinger (2014)
“It’s better to look at the sky than live there”
― Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Born in Santa Monica in November 1996, of German and Russian parents, Alexis Ren first started modeling at the age of 13 for Brandy Melville. ”She was discovered in their store. After a while of freelancing she signed with Nous Model Management at age 14, shortly after she book an ad for seventeen magazine. Ren became internet famous on Tumblr after her photo shoot with Lucas Passmore at nearly 16 years old. In April 2013 she appeared in C-heads magazine. She also appeared twice in Nextdoormodel magazine in 2013 and 2014. In the Summer of 2014 she appeared in the swim campaign for Hurley and in July 2014 appeared in the Penta Water Campaign. In August 2014 she walked her first runway for Sahara Ray Swim in Los Angeles. In October 2014 she signed with Chic Management in Australia, also that month she was asked by Calvin Klein to join a game of tag on Instagram to promote their newest #MyCalvins campaign and was presented with the task of making a creative video of herself demonstrating the campaign message to “Put it on, Take it Off”. She will also appear in Surfing Magazine swimsuit issue in 2015. She worked as a model for brands like Calvin Klein, Soriya Swim, Forever 21, Puma, Gooseberry Intimates, Monoreno, Nasty Gal and more.In September 2014 she got set on We The Urban Magazine. Alexis has more than 2 million followers on Instagram.