Upon Kerr's win, local media expressed "concerned outrage" at her young age.The controversy raised concerns about the glorification of young girls within the fashion, beauty, and entertainment industries..This increased her profile in the Australian and Asian markets, after which Kerr relocated to New York where she became co-owner of the Bowery Ballroom.In New York, Kerr had a multitude of runway appearances and then signed with NEXT Model Management in early 2004. B., Heatherette, Betsey Johnson, Trelise Cooper, Jets, John Richmond, Blumarine Swimwear, Neiman Marcus, Seafolly Swimwear, Anna Molinari, Rock and Republic, Roberto Cavalli, and Ober Jeans.Before becoming an Angel in 2007, Kerr was already picked to become the successor of Alessandra Ambrosio as the face of PINK in 2006.Kerr's popularity continued to increase as one of the globally recognised Angels when she appeared in the Victoria's Secret 2006, 2007, 20 televised runway shows, which aired on four continents.there wasn't any pretentiousness and no one really cared what you were wearing.
In March, Kerr was announced as the face of Joe Fresh's fall campaign.
At age 13, Kerr entered and won the 1997 annual Dolly magazine/Impulse model competition.
She was flown to Sydney a week before her 14th birthday to shoot for the magazine.
Following her modeling success with Victoria's Secret, Kerr made a small guest appearance in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother alongside fellow Angels Adriana Lima, Marisa Miller, Alessandra Ambrosio, Heidi Klum and Selita Ebanks.
Previously better known for her Victoria's Secret status rather than her high fashion work, Balenciaga is credited for launching her high fashion modelling career when casting directors Ashley Brokaw and Nicolas Ghesquière chose her to walk exclusively for the brand's spring 2010 runway show.