Miranda is the Owner, Founder & CEO of KORA Organics, she is also one of the most influential faces in the world of fashion, beauty, wellness and style.
Miranda was born and raised in the small country town of Gunnedah, NSW, Australia.
Surrounded by family, farmland and wilderness, Miranda’s love for nature and organic living became an intrinsic part of her life from a very young age. Whether it was climbing trees, riding horses or swimming in the river, Miranda spent much of her childhood outdoors and carefree.
CAREER & STUDIES
Miranda’s introduction to modeling came at 13 when her friend entered her in the 1997 Dolly Magazine modeling competition that she subsequently won.
Her win sparked significant attention and she soon became the most sought after new face. She waited to begin modeling fulltime until she finished high school, following this she went on to study her passion of Nutrition and Health Psychology at the Academy of Natural Living.
With her studies complete she was then able to focus on modeling and it wasn’t long before she relocated to New York to embark on her international career.
Miranda’s celebrated career has consisted of a mix of high profile runway shows, fashion and beauty shoots, as well advertising in television, print and billboard.
Most notably, in 2008 lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret signed Miranda as an Angel, making her the first and only Australian model ever to hold the coveted title. Miranda was then selected to model the iconic Fantasy Treasure Bra, worth $2.5 million at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2011.
In addition to Victoria’s Secret, Miranda has worked with esteemed designers such as; Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton, Stella McCartney, Miu Miu, Lanvin, Chanel, Prada, Christian Dior, John Galliano, Loewe, Jil Sander, Bally and Givenchy.
Building on her passion for all things holistic and natural, in 2010 Miranda graduated from New York's School of Integrative Nutrition and became a Certified Health Coach.
Miranda is a dedicated supporter of numerous causes relating to women, children, health and the environment. Her passion for children, women and babies has seen her donate her time to charities such as the Royal Hospital for Women Foundation and Kid’s Helpline Australia.
Miranda never tires from ensuring her voice and influence are used to make a positive difference in the world. She is an advocate for all things natural, healthy and organic. Miranda believes every individual has a role to play in protecting the planet for future generations and adopts sustainability practices when possible.
With an aim to encourage young women to embrace their individuality and listen to their hearts, Miranda released her debut book in 2010 titled Treasure Yourself. Treasure Yourself hit the best sellers list in Australia and has since been translated into 12 different languages. In September 2011 it was selected as one of the top 50 books in Australia under the Australian Governments "Get Reading Initiative". Miranda’s highly anticipated second book, Empower Yourself was released in December 2013 and she is currently working on her third book.
Miranda’s vision of global expansion and making KORA Organics a household name will see her award winning certified organic skincare brand available in more than 2500 stores worldwide, across 25 countries by the end of 2018.