In 2001, when she was 17, she moved to New York to start a three month exchange student program.
Walking down the street one day, she was discovered by an agent.
She signed to Elite Model Management the next year. Her first experience with modeling was walking the runway.
Her first show was for Calvin Klein for the S/S 03 season. In January of 2003, she booked her first campaign.
She became the face of Armani Collezioni by Giorgio Armani. She also booked editorials for i-DThe Face.
But later that year, she decided to quit the fashion industry.
In 2007, she made a comeback. She signed to Supreme in New York and Women Management in Paris and Milan.
She also restarted her runway career with opening both the pre fall Valentino show and the Dries van Noten show.In 2008, photographer Steven Meisel took notice of Strubegger, and requested for her to shoot with him.
Iris has been on many runways. For the S/S 09 season, she walked about 70 runways.
For the A/W 09 season, she walked about 80. Strubegger has walked for major designers like Narciso Rodriguez, Dolce & Gabbana, Alexander McQueen, and Sonia Rykiel.
In May of 2009, Iris became one of the faces of Givenchy, alongside Mariacarla Boscono and Adriana Lima.
|Date of birth||July 21, 1984 (1984-07-21)|
|Place of birth||Salzburg, Austria|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Dress size||6(US), 36(EU)|
|Shoe size||8(US), 40(EU)|
|Agency||Place Model Management, Hamburg|
Supreme New York
Women Milan and Paris.