Page-Green, in the meantime, is not entirely done with modeling.
She stars in Kenneth Cole’s “Courageous Class” advertising campaign as one of five “role models” using their platforms to promote social causes.
He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Padma as a kid She grew up shuttling between her grandparents’ home in Madras and her mother’s in Manhattan…all the while dreaming of bagging a magazine cover.“I used to spend hours in front of the mirror when I was little.I wanted to be a model when I was 17, but my mother said I’d still be beautiful when I am 21 after I graduate.” Today, Padma Parvati Lakshmi can safely count herself among the top internationally known Indian models.Mario Batali (who, she said, “corrupted” her mostly vegan diet) is on the charity’s executive board. Page-Green a decade ago at a table tennis party in a Greenwich Village backyard, sits on the advisory board. Page-Green says she is a homebody, preferring to invite a few girlfriends over.
“I’ve been genuinely astonished at the way Topaz has literally dragged that charity into being by sheer willpower and nonstop work,” Mr. She also makes pottery: Her cupboards are full of monochromatic plates, mugs and saucers she created at a nearby community center.
Her parents divorced when she was 2 and Lakshmi was raised in the United States with her mother.
After a modeling agent discovered her in Spain, Laskshmi modeled for famous designers and appeared in a few movies.
Nights out are spent at restaurants she thinks do vegetables well, like Navy and ABC Kitchen.
She said she does have “someone very special” in her life, but wanted to “leave it at that for now.”Ms.
Wearing a belted coat and hightop sneakers, she is seated on a stool, flashing a warm smile toward the camera.