Hayley Hasselhoff is not one to be pigeonholed. The American beauty is an actress, model, fashion designer, singer, art director, writer and she’s an advocate for positive body image. She’s already made incredible strides in the fashion world and has made the commitment to advocate for diversity and inclusion in fashion.
Hayley made her fashion debut at the age of 14, signing with world-renowned modelling agency Ford Models. More than a decade later, the 5’7 star has achieved success-after-success, adding multiple international fashion magazine covers to her ever-growing CV, including SLiNK, Very UK and Bello. She’s headlined several runway shows and walked in numerous fashion weeks, such as UK Plus Size Fashion Week, Paris Pulp Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week and during the Sheego show at Berlin Fashion Week. She’s regularly seen gracing the pages of Glamour, Teen Vogue, InStyle UK, Seventeen, Marie Claire UK, Runway, PEOPLE, Access Hollywood, as well as providing the latest fashion tips and tricks to the viewers of GMA, TODAY and many other morning and talk back TV shows.
Aside from being one of the world’s leading curve models, Hayley’s other passion is acting. She’s starred in the ABC family drama series, Huge, playing the lead role of Amber. From there, she featured in Disney XD’s, Pair of Kings, as Sasha and in the musical comedy feature, Fearless. as Rebecca. She recently had a cameo in Sharknado 4, released in July 2016. Hayley also had a cameo role in the sci-fi film, Sharknado 4 and played Hannah in Loosely Exactly Nicole for Facebook Watch. In 2019, she will appear in the CBS series Why Women Kill.
Hayley is highly regarded as a leader and an expert in the fashion field, and as a result of this, she appeared as a judge and mentor on Scandinavia’s Next Top Model. The show aired throughout Sweden, Denmark and Norway and received high praise for including the show’s first-ever curve addition. Hayley was also commended for her honest approach to giving feedback and to providing invaluable advice to the budding models on how to leave their own mark in the fashion world.
While helping women to look their best, Hayley is also determined they feel their best in their chosen outfits, and that was one of the reasons she decided to make the leap in her career to fashion designer. After years of strug- gling to find quality pieces that fit her own enviable curves, Hayley made it her mission to create timeless pieces, that not only reflected her own style, but fit women of all sizes. So she jumped at the chance to partner with UK plus size apparel brand Elvi to make her first-ever clothing collection. She’s released two collections so far, which have been sold through Nordstrom, Next, Navabi and Elvi.co.uk, and have garnered worldwide praise.
Not satisfied with just designing and showcasing clothes, Hayley also writes about them as a Curve Columnist for Marie Claire UK. Hayley creative directs everything curve for the magazine ,whilst styling and modelling in each months issue. She also ensures she keeps her finger on the pulse on anything fashion related, especially what’s available in the worldwide curve market. And to add to this, Hayley is also This Morning’s resident Curve Style Expert and is the recipient of Best Plus Size Model Award.
Apart from her extensive fashion and acting abilities, Hayley is also a passionate advocate, speaking up on issues that relate to women’s health and equality. She regularly travels across the country and the globe to mentor and promote positive body image and confidence to young women. And in 2015, Hayley spoke in Parliament to peti- tion for a law to protect the health of models working in the fashion industry. Plus, she’s founded Teens Helping Teens, which has raises money for the Children’s Hospital LA, and is also a supporter of Wheels for Humanities and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Hayley’s exceptional work ethics are undeniably recognized in everything that she does. She gives her all and ex- cels in the projects that she pursues. Not one to sit back, Hayley is championing change and committed to promot- ing positive experiences in fashion, walking the path of a truly inspiring role model.