Esther Canadas (born on March 1, 1977 in Alicante, Costa Blanca) is a Spanish actress and supermodel. Esther Canadas signed her first contract with the Take 2 Agency after winning a local competition for a teen magazine. She represented her country in a model search and was sent to South Africa. Esther Canadas then moved to Barcelona on her own to begin working. When Esther Canadas started modeling, she felt that it was nothing more than a job and something new to try, but she eventually realized that it was what she really wanted to do. Esther Canadas has walked down the catwalk at many designer fashion shows, including: Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Chanel, Calvin Klein, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, and Moschino. Esther Canadas moved to New York in 1996, where it took only two days for her to get booked by twenty designers. She has since appeared in campaigns for: Versace, Gianfranco Ferre, Donna Karan, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Victoria's Secret. Esther Canadas is probably most known, however, for her appearances in DKNY ads.