Nancy Donahue - Innocence and Cool Sophistication


Nancy C. Donahue

Model Nancy C. DonahueNancy Donahue first took the modeling world by storm in the late 70’s. Over the next two decades, Donahue rose to the top of her field, becoming one of the most successful fashion models of her time. She has worked closely with many famous models including Kim Alexis, Kelly Emberg, Esme, Christy Brinkley and Janice Dickinson and has been photographed by fashion’s industry elite – from Richard Avedon to Francesco Scavullo, Irving Penn, Hiro, Arthur Elgort, Patrick Demarchelier, Stephen Anderson and Steve Landis, among others

During her reign in the fashion arena, Donahue’s face was on the cover of virtually every fashion magazine in the world, including American Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Mademoiselle, Self, Redbook, Italian Vogue, British Vogue, French Vogue, Italian Bazaar and More magazine. She also led several significant cosmetic campaigns for brands like Helena Rubenstein, Avon and Clairol.

Donahue took a break from the world of modeling to expand her repertoire. During that time she devoted herself to fitness and became the Fitness Director for a major club in the Boston Area. Her certifications include, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer, 200 hr. Registered Yoga Teacher through Yogafit, and Standing and Mat Pilates through Physical Mind Institute of New York. She’s now decided to return to life in front of the camera and has recently launched her career as a classic model. Donahue’s look remains one of both innocence and cool sophistication.