Angela Lindvall(born January 14, 1979) is anAmerican modelandactress . She has appeared in several films, includingKiss Kiss Bang Bangin 2005 andSmall Apartmentsin 2010. She was the host of the fashion reality seriesProject Runway: All Stars , an extension of the popular seriesProject Runway .Lindvall was born inMidwest City, Oklahomato Randall Lindvall, a pharmacist, and Laura Rasdall, amedical technologistandmassage therapist . She was raised inLee’s Summit, Missouriand attendedLee’s Summit High School . She grew 3 inches from the ages of 13 to 14, and her friends suggested that she try modeling, although it was her sister, Michelle, who wanted to be a model. While doing a localKansas Cityfashion show, at age 14, a talent scout spotted her and she signed withIMG .Lindvall has appeared on the covers of many notable magazines, such asELLE , Harper’s Bazaar ,Marie Claire ,Numero ,Vogue ,I-DandW . She walked in theVictoria’s Secretfashion shows in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and appeared in Victoria’s Secret Holiday Commercial in 2004.and has also appeared in theFendi ,Calvin Klein ,Christian Dior ,Tommy Hilfiger ,Jil Sander ,Chanel ,Versace ,Prada ,Gap ,Jimmy Choo ,Iceberg ,DKNY ,Chloe ,Hermes ,Valentino ,Louis Vuitton , andH&M campaigns. Off the runway, Lindvall has appeared in commercials forH&M ,The Gap , andVictoria’s Secret . She was the face of the Spanish “high-street” storeZara , and was featured in their spring/summer 2007 campaign. Lindvall has also appeared in theSports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue . In 2010, she leftIMGand signed on with modeling agencyWomen Management . Following this, she also renewed her contract withJimmy Chooand signed a contract to become the face ofJohn Hardy , appearing in all of the company’s advertising campaigns between Fall 2010 and Fall 2011. Lindvall partnered with Bedarida again in early 2011 to create theHijau Duacollection. A continuation of theHijaucollection, a portion of the proceeds from the sale ofHijau Duapieces were donated to the planting of bamboo seedlings in Bali. As an actress, Lindvall has appeared inCQ(2001),Kiss Kiss Bang Bang(2005), andSomewhere(2010). She can also be seen in theDKNYpromotional filmsNew York Stories(2003) andDKNY Road Stories(2004). In 2011, Lindvall appeared in the TV seriesHawaii Five-0 . Later, she hosted one season ofProject Runway: All StarsonLifetime Television , an extension of the popular seriesProject Runway . Lindvall is an ardentenvironmentalistand is the founder and president of theCollage Foundation , an organization promotingsustainabilityand environmentally conscious choices among young people. She was named “Best Dressed Environmentalist” in 2004 and 2005 by the Sustainable Style Foundation. Combining her experience in the fashion industry and her passion for the environment, in 2009 she teamed up with Edun Live and Yoox.com to design a line of eco-friendly clothing where all proceeds would be donated toGreen Cross International . In 2007, during a scouting trip forAlter Ecoin Bali, she visited theJohn Hardycompound and was inspired by the company’s value of environmental sustainability. Through a collaboration with John Hardy’s head designer and creative director,Guy Bedarida , she helped to design theHijaucollection. Of the collaboration, Bedarida comments “She is a mother, she works. She is very real.” All net proceeds from the sale of theHijauCharity bracelet were donated to Forest Ethics. In October 2011, Lindvall started her own line with John Hardy calledAngela by John Hardy . Sold onQVC , the collection is inspired by Lindvall’s travels and interest in ancient cultures. In 2001, Lindvall went on vacation toTortola , in theBritish Virgin Islands . There she met South African diver, William Edwards. She gave birth in February 2002 to her son William Dakota and married Edwards that year. Edwards and Lindvall had a son together in May 2005, named Sebastian. The couple divorced in June 2006.Lindvall is the older sister of modelAudrey Lindvall . On August 2, 2006, Audrey, an IMG model, who had appeared with Angela in anAnn Taylormagazine advertisement, was killed by a fuel tanker while riding her bicycle inLee’s Summit, Missouri .