MODEL SET: Erin Heatherton has jumped ship from Marilyn to sign with IMG Models. The blonde Skokie, Ill.-born model was first spotted while touring the University of Miami campus. Since making her first runway turn with Diane von Furstenberg in 2006, the 24-year-old has walked in shows for Marc Jacobs, Jason Wu, Carolina Herrera and Michael Kors among others. A Victoria’s Secret Angel two-years-running, Heatherton appeared in ads for Chopard watches and XOXO this spring. While the model is often associated with her ex Leonardo DiCaprio, she appears to have passed her own screen test of sorts, as she will be featured on HGTV this fall.
IMG’s Ivan Bart said, “Erin has proven herself to be one of the most influential models of our time. We look forward to strengthening her position in the market and finding complimentary opportunities to elevate her brand.”