Caroline Trentini, also known as Carol Trentini, is a Brazilian fashion model widely known for her work with Victoria's Secret. She is of German and Italian ancestry.
Trentini was discovered walking down the street in her hometown by the same scout who discovered supermodel Gisele Bundchen. Then, she moved to Sao Paolo, Brazil, which is a common destination for young Brazilian models. Shortly thereafter she found herself in New York City at 14 without knowing any English to pursue her modeling career. She is currently recognized as a top fashion model and is currently represented by Elite Model Management.
Born on July 6, 1987, Trentini is the oldest child of Lourdes and Jacó Trentini. Her father passed away when she was one year old. Her mother found a job in the public sector after her husband passed, raising her three daughters by herself.
Caroline Trentini's life-changing moment came when fashion designer Marc Jacobs hand picked her to appear in his Marc by Marc Jacobs advertising campaign. Soon, she would find herself walking in sought after runway spots at shows including Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Chanel, and Christian Dior.
She became a vegetarian in November, 2004, after being photographed topless in a meat freezer by Steven Klein. She said, "[The photo shoot] was worth it but I was traumatized." Klein has recognized Trentini publically for her professionalism.
Caroline Trentini walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2005, 2006 and again in 2009.
She has been featured on the covers of top fashion magazines, including Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, and Vogue. She is well known for her numerous Vogue editorials, especially photographs with her shot in a mid-air leap.
In 2007, Trentini became the face of Oscar de la Renta. This year she also appeared in editorials for French Vogue and British Vogue. She was also featured on the cover of Vogue as one of the world's next supermodels.
Casting agent James Scully has described Trentini as, "Perfect body. Always full of energy, always happy, and I have not met a better walker since Carmen Kass. She can model anything."
Caroline Trentini married Brazilian photographer Fabio Bartelt in Itajaí, Brazil on March 3, 2012. The couple gave birth to a son, Bento Jacob Trentini Bartelt, on August 9, 2013.