Some girls know they've made it when they land a Vogue cover. For some, the moment is marked with Victoria's Secret wings and for others, a major cosmetics campaign.
But Julia Stegner's done all of that, at the ripe old modeling age of 24.
So now the German model will be the International Face of Mercedes Benz. Job requirements include public appearances at Mercedes' sponsored Fashion Weeks across the globe and starring in the new ad campaign shot by Michelangelo di Battista. Julia wears a red Anne Valerie Hash gown which morphs into a red carpet and in turn wears Mercedes' latest car.
"Mercedes-Benz and fashion - they really fit together well. I think Mercedes-Benz cars are chic - just like fashion. So I'm delighted to be the international fashion brand-ambassador for Mercedes-Benz," said Julia.
If only every car ad featured a Vogue cover girl...