The first time was in 2006, when she was sitting on a podium next to the iconoclastic Marilyn Manson to announce his (as yet still unrealised) directorial debut, Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll.
Just about anyone seated next to the Goth rocker in full make-up would probably pale into insignificance, but a demure-looking Cole – just 17 at the time – held her own. Since she broke into the fashion world as one of the industry's new faces in 2003, she's modelled for just about every major designer worth getting out of bed for. Proving she wasn't above mixing with the masses, she was standing near me at a Radiohead concert in London's Victoria Park last year, accompanied by the slightly less iconoclastic Jude Law (who got a sharp telling off from one fan for talking through the Kid A track "The National Anthem").
This popular model has had her own shares of dating and she has been involved with a number of guys from businessmen to actors.
She has worked with the likes of Louis Vuitton, Vogue, Alexander Mc Queen, Moschino, Chanel, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Versace, Cacharel, De Beers and Rimmel.Still, she must be used to being approached by strange men by now.When she was 14, Cole was munching on a hamburger and fries in Covent Garden when a scout-turned-actor named Benjamin Hart approached with the intention of convincing her to undertake a photo-shoot.Le top model anglais Lily Cole sortait avec l'acteur Enrique Murciano (héros de la série FBI, portés disparus) depuis 2 ans et demi mais, oh my god, elle a fait référence au beau brun de 37 ans comme étant son "ex" quand elle s'est pointée seule à la cérémonie des BAFTA le dimanche 13 février.Si en constatant les 15 ans qui les séparent on aurait pu croire que les deux stars avaient rompu à cause de leur différence d'âge, d'après les infos du Daily Mail ce sont leurs emplois du temps chargés qui ont eu raison de leur couple : "Lily et Enrique devaient se battre pour se voir.