Born and raised in Slovenia, Spela Lenarcic moved
to Paris to start her career as a model, working for
Chanel, Hubert de Givenchy, Albert Elbaz at Guy
Laroche, Yves Saint Laurent.
Assisted Carine Roitfeld’s team at French Vogue. Contributed to Vogue (Italy and Germany), Russian Harper’s Bazaar, The Observer, i-D, Tush and Tank. She is currently Fashion Director of the prestigious “M” Le Monde.
Spela has collaborated with Nathaniel Goldberg, Javier Vallhonrat, Nan Goldin, David Armstrong, Paolo Roversi, Peter Lindbergh, Deborah Turbeville, Miles Aldrige, Mathias Vriens, Philippe Decoufflé, Bettina Rheims, Sebastian Kim, Satoshi Saikusa, Ben Hassett, Annette Aurel, Jean Francois Bourcart, Brigitte Niedermair, Jean François Campos, Markus Pritzi, Sophie Delaporte, Stefano Galuzzi, Karina Taira and Felix Lammers.
She counts Akris, Celine, Givenchy, Rochas, Cerruti, Moon Young Hee, Istvan Francer, Aganovich and Jesus del Pozo as brands who trust her direction.
Has styled a number of advertising campaigns such as Celine, Hugo Boss Orange, Sonia Rykiel, Le Bon Marché, Versus, Cartier, Chaumet, Swarowski, Escada parfum, Dior, Lançome, L’Oreal, Nina Ricci, Chopard, Shiseido just to name a few.
Works or has worked with celebrities such as Asia Argento, Amira Cazar, Bruno Todeschni, Devon, Elodie Bouchez, Elodie Navarre, Emmanuelle Seigner, Eva Longoria, Julie Ordon, Kerry Washington, Linda Evangelista, Milla Jovovich and Maggie Cheung.