Beautiful and successful.
Their faces flashed on the covers of magazines and television, they have said and continue to say today. Admire them and discuss evil envying success. And yet, they wanted to be like almost every girl on the planet. Meet ambitious, successful and beautiful models, has become a legend in the history of fashion, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Cultural studies.
When it comes to this phenomenon, the name of Twiggy, the first thing POPs up in my head. This girl started modelling career at the age of a teenager in the early 60-ies on the stages of England. Its phenomenal success is easily explained by the fact that she was at the right time in the right place. Slim figure, large and expressive eyes and her other features perfectly fit for a fashion runway at the time. And it is not surprising that it quickly appeared on the covers of magazines, first England, and then around the world. For the first time in the world Twiggy has created its own line of goods, for which her fans literally were willing to pay tens and hundreds by buying Barbie dolls and even false eyelashes. Despite the fact that her modeling career was soon finished, Twiggy continued to be popular, and that helped her to launch such famous shows as “Top model American” with Tyra banks.
2. Claudia Schiffer
A young, seventeen year old Claudia in the late 80-ies went to Paris, cherishing the dream to conquer it fashionable the podium. And it is not surprising that she soon became the face of many brands, including star Chanel. In the nineties of the last century, the face of Claudia could be seen almost all manufactured magazines, ranging from Vogue and ending with Rolling Stone. But her beauty – not its main advantage. Many noted the high professionalism of the model and its steel business acumen. It is this combined with a beautiful figure and face brought her to the fact that in the 90 years it has become the most recognizable girl, and soon – and the highest paid model, whose fee was $ 50,000 a day.
3. Naomi Campbell
This girl is known all over the world not only for their unique skills, runway walk, but absolutely a bad temper, but despite this, she is in any list of top models. Her career started rapidly and immediately soared up, because Naomi started as a model at the shows of such famous brands as, for example, Ralph Lauren. However, at some point, her success began to decline, forcing Naomi to take even the most outrageous and blatant suggestions. So, she indulged in brave decisions, shooting for Playboy magazine, as well as becoming the face for the book Madonna. In the beginning, Campbell was again in the headlines of local Newspapers and tabloids, when people found out about her drug problem and that she was accused of violence at a time when she threw a phone at his assistant. But to this day I remember Naomi as the first black woman, graced the cover of French Vogue magazine.
4. Linda Evangelista
Linda is another member of the team “popular in the 90s”, as a model, which is noticed as a teenager. Soon she signed a contact with an American Agency Elite Modeling Management, who offered her a part-time job and the ability to create their portfolio. After that the Evangelist is trying to break into the world of the fashion business that she, of course, possible. However, a single point decided in her career. In a moment Linda cut her luxurious, long hair, becoming the first woman with short, boyish hair. Suddenly abandon all the agencies, but then the interest suddenly increases, and Linda becomes the main and one of the most recognizable faces in the 90s. she is Also the author of one of the most ridiculous and even embarrassing quotes of the time. And all because one day the Evangelist said, like not getting out of bed for less than 10,000 dollars a day.
5. Christy Turlington
When it comes to the man who is always hearing and was popular in all times, it is worth mentioning Christie, who became famous in the early 90-ies. At 16 she signed a contract with Ford Models making her face for brands, promoting a classic American values. Her biggest success was working with the brand Calvin Klein, which also included the is the popular at that time models of jeans. In that time, other modeling industry has gradually lost its popularity, Turlington has managed to occupy the niche that has always remained popular, and therefore she was constantly at the hearing. Note that today, she continues to work in several journals and has partnered with the Cosmetics brand Maybelline.
6. Adriana Lima
Career such stars like adriana Lima, began in 1998 when she first appeared on the cover of Marie Claire Brazil. A year later, the Brazilian has already made a name for himself, being in the list of the lucky few who were offered participation in the annual show by the brand of Victoria’s Secret Angels. Since the diva did not go with the most expensive and popular catwalks of the world, being the face of brands such as Miu Miu, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton. In addition, it significantly expanded its activities, when it was printed in various advertisements, as well as to promote the Cosmetics brand Maybelline. Note that exotic beauty managed to get almost all the fashion cover in the world, and the issue of GQ with her face has become the most popular in 2016. A year later, her career received a new round, as the brand Victoria’s Secret has named its most valuable angel.
7. Tyra Banks
Today tyra is known as a real business-woman, which leads not only his talk-show, but a reality TV show. However, in the beginning of his way, she wasn’t as popular as she would like. Many agencies openly despised her when she turned to him, trying to break into the modeling business. In 1990, the banks signed her first contract with Elite Models, while remaining a high school student. After 25 shows with her participation, the girl goes to Paris and starts her real career that made her the face of the 90s. later the supermodel is beginning to gain more and more popularity and had some weight and value in the modeling industry. After tyra has changed its appearance, she had to move away from modeling, then saw exceptionally thin and slender models. However, this did not break the banks, and she decided to start producing their own line of swimwear and lingerie. Then tyra turned his attention from the modeling catwalk to television, where she still leads a daytime talk show and is a judge and presenter of such transfer, as Next Top Model, which became the most popular American show.
8. Kate Moss
The mid 90-ies brought a new trend in the fashion industry, namely superhuge figure, which movement was headed by a woman like Kate moss. At the beginning of his career, moss has been known to cooperate and is Calvin Klein Obsession. Then she first gets into an elite environment and begins to visit the popular party and reveals its essence and a rather bad temper and disposition. Throughout her career, Kate has received a lot of negative criticism from both ordinary people and agencies over how awful she looks, but she did not allow those opinions to undermine her confidence. This allowed her to appear on the covers of the most famous and popular magazines, and to Shine in advertising campaigns and commercials countless number of well-known brands.
9. Cheryl Tiegs
At the beginning of the 70-80-ies of the women did not have such a figure, which could boast of the beauty of Cheryl Tiegs. Being the owner of a classic appearance for the Midwest, as well as a very friendly character, Cheryl was representative of true American brands like Covergirl. His first popularity it acquired almost by accident, thanks to television, where she persuaded a friend to go in order to conduct a kind of advertising the auction. Then the girl noticed the Agency, which led to this commercial success and fame, giving her the opportunity to appear on the cover of Glamour magazine. With the development of her career, Cheryl started flickering and on the covers of such well-known gloss of Vogue, Sports Illustrated and even Elle. When her career began to decline, the Tigs are not confused, and therefore created his own clothing line and brand for the skin care, continuing to this day to appear on television.
10. Karlie Kloss
At that time the model society of the 90-ies and to this day remains the most discussed, there is a new category of female models, which is headed by charming beauty Karlie Kloss. In 2008, Carly has participated in 64 events and received the title of “Best model” by People magazine. Thanks to friends in the company IMG, Kloss was able to order some promotional deals, print advertising and other opportunities for self-promotion. Despite the fact that the number of affiliate offers Carly big enough, as well as invitations to become the face of famous brands, she recently opened your own channel on YouTube, where a simple and a home bake Goodies in the kitchen and answers the questions that interest her fans.
11. Lauren Hutton
Model Lauren Hutton established at the time his personal record, becoming the face on the cover of Vogue a whopping 26 times and to this day remaining one of the most recognizable faces of show business. Lauren’s career began in 1973, when she signed a partnership contract with Revlon Cosmetics, which lasted ten long years. Throughout his fashion career, Hutton has collaborated with such famous brands as Alexander Wang, H&M, Lord & Taylor and Barney’s New York. Note that she has classic American good looks, and his twist – a flaw between the front teeth, and that was its main feature and attracted many stakeholders and proposals from them. However, at the time Hutton was very embarrassed to have a “features” and tried to fill the gap with wax, which invariably swallowed during filming that has led to health problems. However, at some point Lauren and took myself there and obviously not in vain.
12. Liu Wen
Chinese girl Liu Wen has started her career relatively recently, in 2005. Despite the fact that her first interview, she failed miserably, Liu didn’t use it as a reason for disappointment, and as a launching pad, brought a valuable lesson. First their contracts, Liu received only in China, but very soon went on a journey around the world, sparkling on a variety of podiums and taking suggestions for filming for the popular brands as well as appearing on the cover of such famous magazines like GQ and Vogue. In 2017, Liu officially became the first model with Asian appearance, which appeared on the cover of American Vogue. Note that it is also the first Asian model, who took part in the show Victoria’s Secret. And, of course, she’s insanely popular with its fans, has a huge number of followers in social networks, which allowed it to raise its popularity on a world level and become one of the most expensive models of today.