Angelica Salomao is a Fashion Model, Stylist, Influencer
and Personal Trainer based in Los Angeles.
Angelica was born in Brazil. From a young age was interested in fashion and theater. Her earliest endeavors in expression involved organizing amateur theater plays and fashion shows within her neighborhood. At 16 she was discovered by a prominent model scout and asked to participate in a modeling contest in her hometown of Campos. She was then invited to enter into a modeling course, while still in high school, to prepare for a full time career in modelling.
At age 18, Angelica was a finalist in a prestigious modeling contest in Rio de Janeiro and was signed with a major Brazilian agency, Mega Models. She also finished in the top three of another premier modelling contest that same year. Within a few weeks of being signed, she was sent to Milan, Italy, for fashion week.
As a professional fashion model, Angelica has traveled around the World and worked in fashion centers such as Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Milan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Dublin, Las Vegas and, most recently, Los Angeles.
Angelica has worked with top fashion clients including David LaChapelle, Patrick Demarchelier, Dave Meyers, Daniel Duchovny, Diane Von Furstenberg, Stephan Janson, Missoni, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Amani, Chanel, Basso & Brooke, Pauric Sweeney, Paul Costelloe, Van Cleef & Arpels, Motorola, Lexus, Loreal and Blackberry, just to name a few.
In 2009, Angelica started her own business, FASHION EXPRESS (founded in Dublin, Ireland), where she coached new faces on runway presentation, posing, body expression techniques, posture, style, self makeup, casting presentation and professionalism, client interfacing, etc.
As owner/ Creative Director of FASHION EXPRESS, Angelica not only trained up and coming models, she also directed, styled and produced many fashion photo shoots. Her work and productions were featured in top industry publications including U Magazine and Irish Tattler.
As a top fashion industry personality in Ireland and Brazil, Angelica has been invited to judge model search and aspiring model contests.
Angelica presented a fashion workshop in 2011 at the Ultimate Girls Day Out, a noteworthy fashion event organized by Irish Tattler Magazine and U Magazine. Angelica was part of fashion panels, speaking events organized by industry leader, Eddie Shanahan.
Angelica has also organized modeling castings for hair campaigns and shows for Ireland's top hair stylist, the multi-award winning, Alan Keville.
Angelica is a certified personal trainer through ACE (American Council on Exercise), one of the top personal trainer colleges in the United States. Not only does she hold the general certificate in personal training, she has additional specialized education in functional training.
Angelica currently lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband Ronan and her daughter Chloe.