is an American
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and occasional stylist
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. She is of Irish ancestry.
Wasson has appeared on the covers of numerous fashion magazines, including French, Russian, Spanish and Australian Vogue
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, and walked international runways for designers like Armani, Balenciaga, Cavalli, Gucci, and Karl Lagerfeld; in addition, she walked the Victoria's Secret
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Fashion Show in 2005. She has worked with photographers Steven Meisel, Nan Goldin, Mario Testino, Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier and Ellen Von Unwerth. Her advertisement campaigns include Michael Kors, Scanlan & Theodore, Rolex, Tiffany & Co., J.Crew, Levi's, H&M, and the Gap. Since 2002, Wasson has been the international face of Maybelline,Clinique and Max factor appearing in print ads and television commercials for the cosmetics brands.
In the fall of 2008, she appeared opposite Justin Timberlake
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in a multimedia campaign for his clothing line, William Rast
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. The campaign includes a series of short films directed by Jonas Akerlund
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. Wasson plays Timberlake's love interest, "Birdie."
Wasson is featured in the 2011 Pirelli Calendar
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photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
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