New York, New York native Sailor Brinkley Cook grew up in Bridgehampton, New York. She is the daughter of supermodel and “Uptown Girl” Christie Brinkley. Cook began modeling at age 15 and received her big break courtesy of a Teen Vogue editorial feature. Most recently, she appeared alongside her mother and sister, Alexa Ray Joel, the singer, in the 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Cook, a budding photographer (she’s currently enrolled full-time at Parsons School of Design), has also had the pleasure of working with Bruce Weber whom she cites as one of her greatest creative inspirations.
Additional editorial credits include the covers of Daily Front Row and Bella, as well as fashion stories in Seventeen, and Town & Country. Outside of fashion, Cook aspires to contribute to National Geographic as a photojournalist. She would also love to explore a career in film.
As a young philanthropist and humanitarian activist, Cook is actively involved with UNICEF, as well as Stop Rhino Poaching, and Smile Train, an international children's charity with a sustainable approach to cleft lip and palate solutions.