Known for her work for such major fashion labels as Versace, Louis Vuitton, and Donna Karan, this Eastern European model also had a career as a screen actress, starring in a Polish film titled Stranger.
In the late 1990s, she was a cover model for both the French and Italian versions of Vogue.
She acted in a Polish television miniseries based on the life of Pope John Paul II.
She was born Malgorzata Bela in Krakow, Poland. She later gave birth to a son named Jozef.
She and English fashion photographer Tim Walker collaborated with American film director Tim Burton on a Halloween-themed photo shoot for Harper's Bazaar.