Suzy Parker

Suzy Parker

Suzy Parker (October 28, 1932 – May 3, 2003) was an American model and actress active from 1947 into the early 1960s. Her modeling career reached its zenith during the 1950s when she appeared on the cover of dozens of magazines, advertisements, and in movie and television roles. She appeared in several Revlon advertisements, but… Read More »

Dovima

Dovima

Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba (December 11, 1927 – May 3, 1990), later known as Dorothy Horan, and best known as Dovima, was a model during the 1950s. Born in New York City, Dovima was discovered on a sidewalk in New York by an editor at Vogue, and had a photo shoot with Irving Penn the… Read More »

Twiggy

Twiggy

Twiggy (born Lesley Hornby; 19 September 1949) is an English model, actress, and singer, now also known by her married name of Twiggy Lawson. At 16, she became the first prominent teenage model. She was known for her androgynous looks, large eyes, long eyelashes, and thin build. In 1966, she was named the “The Face… Read More »

Kristen McMenamy

Kristen McMenamy

Kristen McMenamy (born December 13, 1966) is an American model. She is known for her unconventional, androgynous appearance. Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, McMenamy’s modeling career mainly spanned the years 1985 to 1998, when she worked for many of the world’s top designers and international fashion houses (such as Chanel, Valentino and Versace). She has also… 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 »

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini (born 18 June 1952) is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her. Rossellini is the daughter of Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and the Italian… Read More »

Rosemary McGrotha

Rosemary McGrotha

Rosemary McGrotha was born November 8, 1958 in Tallahassee, Florida. McGrotha was the antithesis of the conventional rail thin fashion model. A voluptuous brunette with piercing blue eyes, she broke the model stereotype and reigned in a category all her own, and was one of the most sought after models for more than a decade…. Read More »

Wanakee Pugh

Wanakee Pugh

Before Vera Wang became a national symbol for creativity and success, she was a talented and spirited fashion editor for Vogue Magazine. In 1981 she began featuring a new face in her glamorous editorial pages. Today artist Wanakee Pugh credits Ms. Wang for giving her a tremendous start that launched a successful twenty-year modeling career…. Read More »

Lisa Taylor

Lisa Taylor

Modeled for: American Vogue and Italian Vogue. As Calvin Klein’s pre-Brooke Shields muse, the 5’9″ Taylor epitomized the fresh-scrubbed style of the 70s. “Lisa is the ultimate combination of sporty and sexy, which is the quintessential American look,” says Michael Kors, who wrote a tribute to her in Vogue in May explaining how a 1976 photo… Read More »

Catherine Roberts

Catherine Roberts

Catherine Roberts became one of the most photographed “Beauty” models during the late 70’s and early 80’s. At six feet tall and quite voluptuous, she was outside the rail-thin model standard of the day. The legendary Wilhelmina Cooper, another tall, voluptuous brunette, recognized the potential in Catherine’s classic features and luxurious dark hair and signed… Read More »

Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell

In the early 1980s, MacDowell modeled for Vogue magazine and appeared in ad campaigns for Yves Saint Laurent, Vassarette, Armani perfume, Sabeth-Row, Mink International, Anne Klein and Bill Blass. She worked with such esteemed photographers as Bruce Weber, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn and Herb Ritts among others. A series of billboards in Time… Read More »

Gia Carangi

Gia Carangi

Gia Carangi was an American fashion model during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Carangi, who was of Italian, Welsh and Irish ancestry, was considered by some to be the first supermodel. Gia Carangi was also the first to present unusual poses, facial expressions and gestures. She is credited by many at the upper echelons… Read More »

Kelly Emberg

Kelly Emberg

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Jacki Adams

Jacki Adams

In the 1980’s, Jacqueline worked in Manhattan as one of the world’s top models. As a Ford Model, Jacki Adams worked with photographers Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Arthur Elgort, Francesco Scavullo, Patrick Demarchelier, Hiro, & Albert Watson. Five of those years were spent as the exclusive face for Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics. Jacqueline Florine.com Jacki Adams-SMI