Discover best bags and accessoriesictoire Dauxerre gave up her career as a catwalk model at the point when it was about to take off. She had just heard she was one of the top 20 most successful models of the season. There were castings already booked for fashion’s elite designers: Dior, Chanel, Céline, Balenciaga, Miu Miu, Givenchy, Valentino and Alexander McQueen. Mario Testino had noticed her. Lacoste wanted her for its new advertising campaign and Vogue Italia had just called. Would Dauxerre be its next cover star? Her agent at Elite was cock-a-hoop.