Niki Taylor

Niki Taylor

Nicole (“Niki”) Renee Taylor was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Ken and Barbara Taylor, a Florida Highway Patrol Lieutenant and a photographer, respectively. She was raised in Pembroke Pines, Florida, and attended Cooper City High School. She has an older sister, Joelle, and had a younger sister, Kristen (“Krissy”), a fellow model, who died… Read More »

Talisa Soto

Talisa Soto

Talisa Soto (born March 27, 1967) is an American model and actress of Puerto Rican descent. Soto was born Miriam Soto in Brooklyn, New York, where her parents moved to from Puerto Rico in the 1950s. Her parents relocated to Northampton, Massachusetts when she was still just a child. Soto’s family was one of the few Puerto Rican families… 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 »

Paulina Porizkova

Paulina Porizkova

Paulina Porizkova, born April 9, 1965, is a Czech model and actress. Born in Prostejov, Czechoslovakia, she was still a toddler when her father and mother left Czechoslovakia, fleeing the Warsaw Pact invasion in 1968, and moved to Lund in southern Sweden. They left Paulina under the care of her grandmother, believing that their daughter… 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 »

Eva Voorhees

Eva Voorhees

Eva Voorhees, born in Los Angeles, California, established a reputation in the late seventies and the eighties as one of the most captivating models of her time. With her soft, romantic face, deep green eyes and full lips, Eva’s Pre-Raphaelite appearance was unique in the fashion industry. Eva started modeling out of high school in… Read More »

Nancy Donahue

Nancy Donahue