Hailey Clauson (born March 7, 1995) is an US American fashion model and has been the face of Dsquared2, Jill Stuart, and Gucci.In 2016, she was one of three separate cover stars of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Clauson was discovered on an open casting call in Los Angeles, of which Ford Models signed her on the spot, a “surreal” experience she recalled.Clauson started modeling at age 14, appearing in ad campaigns for Wild Fox Couture, Jag Jeans and in the Forever 21 catalog.Later in 2009 she left Ford Models and signed with Marilyn Agency. That same year she was featured Model of the Month in the October issue of Japanese Vogue.On September 2010 she made her catwalk debut at the spring ADAM show in New York and also walked for Zac Posen and Calvin Klein.Clauson’s debut season yielded such sensational results that MODELS.com listed her to be one of the Top 10 Newcomers for fashion week Spring/Summer 2011. Despite being just a sophomore in high school, she’s been lauded for her poise and maturity, earning her comparisons to fellow American teen model Karlie Kloss.
In 2011, she left Marilyn Agency and signed with Next Models. For SS11, her advertising campaigns included Mavi Jeans, Gucci, Dsquared2, and Jill Stuart.Clauson appeared on E! News, accompanied by her mother, for her first TV interview which aired in February 18.Clauson has appeared in the Fall/Winter campaigns for Topshop, Zara, Moussy and Plein Sud. as well as appearing in Jay-Z’s alternative video, Empire State Of Mind which featured top models.
In January 2014, model Hailey Clauson is the focus of an Agent Provocateur ad campaign called “Behind Closed Doors,” which was photographed by Miles Aldridge.