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Model Call: Birgit Kos

Height: 5’11”
Hair: Light brown
Eyes: Blue/green
Agency: The Society Management
Hometown: Dedemsvaart, Overijssel, The Netherlands
Instagram: @birgitkos
Two different casting agents spotted Birgit Kos, the striking, laid-back Dutch beauty, while she was out shopping in Amsterdam at age 14. She began shooting with a local agency, but was told she had “too much hips.” Explained Kos: “They said I could come back when my hips were smaller. I was done with it after that.” Her father saw a newspaper ad for the Elite Model Look competition  and urged her to try again. Kos made it to the finals, landing a contract at 15. Besides booking editorials in Elle and Glamour, Kos, now 21, recently scored her biggest gig to date: Giorgio Armani’s spring 2016 campaign. “When I started modeling, [Armani] was really the king of fashion for me,” she said. “It was nice to get that [campaign] because after three years of working, you see that you’re going somewhere.”
Growing up, did you ever think you could be a model?
When I was young, I had these really round glasses and really weird short hair. I looked like a boy, actually. Then my hairdresser started to tell me that I should be a model and that I

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Model Call: Birgit Kos

Model Call: Birgit Kos

Height: 5’11”
Hair: Light brown
Eyes: Blue/green
Agency: The Society Management
Hometown: Dedemsvaart, Overijssel, The Netherlands
Instagram: @birgitkos
Two different casting agents spotted Birgit Kos, the striking, laid-back Dutch beauty, while she was out shopping in Amsterdam at age 14. She began shooting with a local agency, but was told she had “too much hips.” Explained Kos: “They said I could come back when my hips were smaller. I was done with it after that.” Her father saw a newspaper ad for the Elite Model Look competition  and urged her to try again. Kos made it to the finals, landing a contract at 15. Besides booking editorials in Elle and Glamour, Kos, now 21, recently scored her biggest gig to date: Giorgio Armani’s spring 2016 campaign. “When I started modeling, [Armani] was really the king of fashion for me,” she said. “It was nice to get that [campaign] because after three years of working, you see that you’re going somewhere.”
Growing up, did you ever think you could be a model?
When I was young, I had these really round glasses and really weird short hair. I looked like a boy, actually. Then my hairdresser started to tell me that I should be a model and that I

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Model Call: Birgit Kos