Jul 31, 2009
Nicknames: Ale / The Beauty
Righty or Lefty: Righty
Birthdate: April 11
Middle Name: Corine
Hometown: Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Current Home: Murray Hill, New York City
Siblings: One sister
Interests: Friends, family, surfing, rollerblading, exercise, eating
Secret Indulgence: Chocolate every day
Discovered: Ale knew at the tender age of eight that she wanted to be a model. At 12, she enrolled in modeling classes. By 15, she was modeling professionally. She won Brazil’s Elite Model Look competition shortly thereafter and has been in high demand ever since.
First VS Fashion Show: 2004
Career Highlight: Appearing on the cover of the 2005 Christmas catalogue
Runway Essentials: Fashion tape, Beauty Rush Lip Gloss in (color) and a smile
VS Faves: “I have so many! But if I have to choose just one, then it’s the VS Flannel Pajamas. I travel all the time, and I always make sure to pack lots of these pjs. They’re great for late night jams or just lounging around. And I just can’t get enough of the fun colors and prints!”
Model Behavior: Ale is currently an Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Sexy Little Tidbits: Supermodel Tyra Banks once called Alessandra the “future of the modeling world.” She counts Polish, Gaucha, Japanese and Thai as her favorite cuisines. And when it comes to music, she’s a rock, electronic, hip hop and reggae girl.