Elite Copenhagen was founded under the name Copenhagen Models as the first Danish agency ever in 1966 by legendary scout Trice Tomsen. In 2009 Elite Copenhagen was sold 100% to Elite World as Trice Tomsen, founder and manager of Elite Copenhagen had decided to distance herself from the day to day work. Together with the new owners, Elite World, they announced that head booker through many years, Munir Bouylud as the new Director. Through their close connection to the worldwide Elite Model Management network, with divisions in 63 countries, Elite Copenhagen is able to handle the bookings of a large number of international models and represent supermodels such as Claudia Shiffer, Sigrid Agreen, Coco Rocha and Constance J.
Elite is the world’s leading model management and talent discovery network, with a presence that spans across the globe.
Since its creation in 1972, Elite has been the driving force behind industry icons such as Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Tatjana Patitz, Iman, Yasmin Le Bon, Diane Kruger, Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra Ambrosio, Lara Stone, etc., elevating their notoriety on an international level through significant career triumphs.
Elite’s current talent roster includes top models such as, but not limited to: Caroline Brasch Nielsen, Claudia Schiffer, Carmen Kass, Coco Rocha, Jourdan Dunn, Sigrid Agren, Candice Swanpoel, Kate King, Alana Zimmer, Ming Xi, Cora Emmanuel, Ana Beatriz Barros, Nina Agdal, Sasha Luss, Lindsey Wixson, Fei Fei Sun, Ondria Hardin, Hana Jirickova, Valery Kaufman, Hollie May Saker, Joséphine Le Tutour, Nastya Sten, Natalie Westling, Alisa Ahmann, etc… and numerous emerging stars such as Kate Bogucharskaia, Antonina Petkovic, Emma Waldo, Ysaunny Brito, Vittoria Ceretti, Julia Banas.
The men’s division manages top male models including Tobias Sørensen, Mark Cox, Paul Boche, Tomas Skoloudik, Matt Woodhouse, Arthur Keller, Florian Van Bael, Fernando Cabral, Benjamin Eidem, Anders Hayward, Elliot Vulliod, Dominik Bauer, Laurie Harding, Filip Hrivnak, Alessio Pozzi and new rising talent rooster Jegor Venned and Felix Hermans.
As leaders in the discovery of new talent, Elite has organized the largest model search of its kind for over three decades. Annually, the Elite Model Look contest attracts thousands of participants from all over the globe, ensuring the network’s legacy of unearthing and nurturing potential supermodels.
Today, Elite continues to pride itself on providing long term career strategies, connecting its models with leading global luxury and fashion brands. It embraces innovative types of management that elevate our talents beyond the traditional modeling career, allowing both company and talent to becoming gamechangers in the ever-evolving marketplace.