Karen Mulder

Karen Mulder

Karen Mulder, (born 1 June 1970 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands) is a Dutch former model. Raised in Den Haag and Voorburg, Mulder’s father, Ben, is a tax inspector and her mother, Marijke, is a secretary. Mulder has a younger sister, Saskia, who became an actress after a stint studying economics. In 1985, her family went… Read More »

Wilhelmina Cooper

Wilhelmina Cooper

Wilhelmina Cooper (née Behmenburg) (May 1, 1939, Culemborg, Gelderland – March 1, 1980) was a model who began with Ford Models and, at the peak of her success, founded her own agency, Wilhelmina Models, in New York City in 1967. Born Wilhelmina Behmenburg in Culemborg, the Netherlands, she was known professionally simply as “Wilhelmina,” or… Read More »

Linda Evangelista

Linda Evangelista

Evangelista was born to Italian-Canadian parents and was raised in a working-class, traditional Roman Catholic family in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, where she attended Denis Morris secondary school. She knew she wanted to become a model when she was 12 years old. Evangelista got into the modeling industry when she was discovered by a talent… Read More »

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is a British model. Discovered while shopping in London, Campbell started her career in the 1980s and soon appeared on the catwalks of Milan and Paris as well as on the cover pages of internationally renowned fashion magazines. She is also known for perfumes associated with her name, and… Read More »

Stephanie Seymour

Stephanie Seymour

Stephanie M. Seymour (born July 23, 1969) is an American model and actress. Seymour has modeled for many notable fashion magazines and designers, and has been photographed by several well-known photographers including Herb Ritts, Richard Avedon, Gilles Bensimon and most recently, Mario Testino. She has appeared on over 300 magazine covers. Born in San Diego,… Read More »

Lena Kansbod

Lena Kansbod

For John Casablancas, an Italian restaurant in Stockholm was Schwab’s Drug Store, and a high school girl checking coats was Lana Turner. “You know, you could be a model,” said Casablancas, the founder of Elite Model Management and the firm’s chairman of the board, to the tall 17-year-old with long brown hair and piercing blue-green… Read More »

Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall

Jerry Faye Hall was born on July 2, 1956 in Gonzales, Texas, the daughter of Marjorie (née Sheffield) and John P. Hall, a truck-driver. She is of English descent. Hall was raised in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas, where she graduated from North Mesquite High School. She has a twin sister, Terry, and three… Read More »