About the Agency
Welcome to Elite – Barcelona! Elite founded in France in 1972 by John Casablancas and Alain Kitter it was rebought in 1990 by Nicholas Farrae.
Elite today manages over 800 models from five continents. It offers international coverage with 40 agencies in its network. It holds the annual talent scouting contest, the Elite Model Look, which launched in 1983. With about 400,000 annual contestants in more than 60 countries, Elite Model Look has “discovered” many notable models, including Cindy Crawford, Gisele Bundchen, Stephanie Seymour, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Tatjana Patitz and Lara Stone.
Elite represents, or has represented such models as Tyra Banks, Gisele Bündchen, Huggy Ragnarsson, Adriana Lima, NAomi Campbell, Karen Elson, Carol Alt, Ozge Ulusoy, Liya Kibede, Cindy Crawford, Heidi Klum, Eva Herzigova, Tatiana Soroko, Angelika Kallio, Paulina Porizkova, Alessandra Ambrosio, Jennifer Flavin, Coco Rocha, Veronica Webb, Crystal Renn and Stephanie Seymour.
Gael Marie, managing director, and his excellent managers make a great team with a worldwide reputation for integrity and professionalism. Together they represent such talent as Constance Jablonski , Sigrid Agren, Dree Hemingway, Arthur Sales, Mark Cox and future top models as Julia Saner, Caroline Brasch Nielsen, Bambi Northwood, Linus Gustin and Charlie Westerberg.