She made her catwalk debut at New York Fashion Week in February ’11 walking for Marc Jacobs, Richard Chai, Preen, DvF and 3.1 Phillip Lim, going on to walk for Prada, Topshop, Giles, Mugler, Dries Van Noten, Chloe, Gareth Pugh, Louis Vuitton, Ungaro.
Following a stand-out AW11 show season and an equally impressive SS12 season, Dempsey has shot editorials for Dossier, NY Times, Dazed & Confused, Harper’s Bazaar Australia and Love magazine.
Full Name: Dempsey Ella Stewart
Birth date: 25.07.92
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia
Ethnic Origin: I’m a 6th generation Aussie so apparently that makes me indigenous… but my Dad’s side was originally from Scotland and Ireland and my mum’s side mostly from England.
Best feature: My big forehead and eyes..
Favourite beauty product: Jurlique; Moisture Replenishing Day Cream. It’s all natural, from South Australia and feels amazing on my skin!
Favourite food: Hmmm… Oysters Kill Patrick!
Hobbies: Sewing, Designing, Drawing, Photographing
Fitness Regime: Daily Jogs or Power walks and Kayaking when I’m back in Australia!
Favourite Movie: Lars and the Real Girl
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod: Rich Girls by the Virgins.
Guilty Pleasure: Singing really really loud and dancing crazy to my ipod when no one is home! Shhhh!
Dislike: Slugs! :S
Dream country to visit: I would love to go to Egypt and India to see the amazing architecture, find cool little trinkets, get inspiration for designs and take lots of photos!!
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career: Ahhh thats so tricky!! Maybe the day I did my first Marc Jacobs show, during my first show season last February. It was such a rush, Pumping music and walking out there I couldn’t believe it! I think I was shaking I was so nervous and cold but inside my core was so warm! He is one of my favourite designers.
Who are your idols: My mum and our ‘sister’ Jan! They are the most strong and independent women I know. They have so much to offer the world!
What was the last thing to make you LOL: When I got home just then and looked in the mirror! hahaha. The dark brown Lipstick I had on and left the shoot with was all of a sudden down my chin and half way up the left side of my face!
What was the last dream you remember: I was an actual chicken. I was laying eggs and watching them hatch. I had to make sure the chicks didn’t get lost and the runts were safe and eating well while the rest were still on their way! It was hectic times, hahaha
One word to describe yourself: Unexpected
Twitter name: Funny you ask! I just made one last night – @dempseystewart
Height: 5’10″ | 178cm
Bust: 34″ | 86cm
Waist: 24″ | 61cm
Hips: 34″ | 86cm
Shoes: 7 UK | 40 EU
Hair: Light Brown