Frida Gustavsson

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Frida Gustavsson
Max Azria Fall-Winter 2010 023 (cropped).jpg
Frida Gustavsson in 2010
Born (1993-06-06) 6 June 1993 (age 28)
Stockholm, Sweden[1]
Years active2008–present
Hjalmar Rechlin
(m. 2015)
Modeling information
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlue/Grey
  • IMG Models (New York, Paris, Milan, London, Sydney)
  • Traffic Models (Barcelona)
  • Mega Model Agency (Hamburg)
  • Stockholmsgruppen (Stockholm)
  • Donna Models (Tokyo)[2]

Frida Gustavsson (born 6 June 1993[1]) is a Swedish model and actress.


Gustavsson began modeling locally in 2008 and in the same year she moved to Japan to pursue modelling. She opened the Valentino Haute Couture fall 2012 show in Paris.[1] Since then, she has walked shows for Shiatzy Chen, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Lanvin, Carolina Herrera, Fendi, Christian Dior, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Anna Sui, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta, Emilio Pucci, Celine, Hermès, Jean Paul Gaultier, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Blumarine, and Versace. She also walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2012.[3] Gustavsson is also the new face of Maybelline, she was going to work for them in ads and commercials in the late 2013.[4] She was the fourth most requested model of the spring 2010 season, behind Kasia Struss, Liu Wen, and Constance Jablonski.[5]

Gustavsson has been in the magazines Elle, W, Numéro, American, Italian, French, British, German and Japanese Vogue, L'Officiel, Crash, and others. In March 2010, she appeared on the cover of the German Vogue.[1] She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Jill Stuart, Anna Sui,[6] H&M, Max Mara, Tiger of Sweden and Prada.[7] Gustavsson won Elle Sweden's Model of the Year award in 2011.[8]

She appears in adverts for Nina Ricci.

After five years of break, she was walked for Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Spring 2020 Show.[9][failed verification]

Personal life[]

In June 2011, Gustavsson graduated from St Martins Gymnasium in Sundbyberg, Sweden.[10] She hopes to become a fashion stylist and is interested in pattern and product design.[11] She has also expressed an interest in an acting career, stating in 2014 that she would like to move into theatre or film and auditioned for the role of Rey for Star Wars: The Force Awakens but didn't get the part.[12][13] Gustavsson married photographer Hjalmar Rechlin on 30 May 2015 in Sweden.[14] In June 2018 she was reported to be dating Marcel Engdahl.[15]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 När karusellerna sover Klasskamrat TV Series
2013 Nina L'eau Short
2015 Arne Dahl: Efterskalv Jenna Svensson Mini-series
2019 Ninni Nilsson
2019 Adult Thea / Thea 33 TV Series
2019 The Witcher Ma / Visenna (Geralt's mother) TV Series
2019 The Inspector and the Sea Luna Akkers TV Series
2020 Unblinded Emma Short
2021 Dampyr Tesla Dubcek Feature film[16][17]
2021 Vibeke Film


  1. ^ a b c d "Frida Gustavsson Model Profile". New York Magazine. Archived from the original on 22 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Frida Gustavsson - Model".
  3. ^ "Frida Gustavsson". E! Online.
  4. ^ "22 January 2020". Maybelline New York City via PR Newswire and Reuters. 22 January 2020. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  5. ^ Lim, James (1 August 2010). "Meet the New Girl: Frida Gustavsson". New York Magazine. New York Media, LLC. Retrieved 12 August 2010.
  6. ^ "Anna Sui S/S 12". 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  7. ^ "FMD Profile". Fashion Model Directory. 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2010.
  8. ^ "ELLE-galan 2011: Alla vinnare!". Elle (in Swedish). 14 January 2011. Archived from the original on 24 March 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2011.
  9. ^ "Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture Spring 2020 Show". Reuters. 22 January 2020. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014.
  10. ^ Huldschiner, Henrik (28 January 2012). "Svenska supermodellen: "Jag var aldrig snyggast i klassen"". Dagens Industri. Bonnier Group. Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2012.
  11. ^ "Frida Gustavsson". FashionTV. 23 March 2015. Archived from the original on 18 November 2012. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  12. ^ "Frida Gustavsson". TheFrontRowView. 12 November 2014.
  13. ^ ""Oh my god. They want you to cast for the lead in Star Wars!"". Plaza Magazine via Pressreader (in Swedish). 18 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  14. ^ Schiffer, Jessica (1 June 2015). "See Top Model Frida Gustavsson's Amazing Wedding Dress". Celebrity Style. Archived from the original on 2 June 2015.
  16. ^ "Movie Adaptation of 'Dampyr' Comic Sets Cast, Starts Production (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. 31 October 2019. Retrieved 7 December 2019.
  17. ^ "Bonelli ha annunciato il cast del film di Dampyr". Fumettologica (in Italian). 1 November 2019. Retrieved 7 December 2019.

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