Cheryl Tiegs was born September 25, 1947 in Breckenridge, Minnesota. She moved to California as a child, and shot a swimsuit ad for a swimwear company named Cole of California. The ad appeared in Seventeen magazine, and she was immediately noticed by the staff at Glamour. Tiegs was booked immediately by the Glamour staff, and did an editorial along with actress Ali MacGraw, and from the shoot C[...]
 
 
 
Pat Cleveland was born on June 23, 1950, in New York City. She started modeling when spotted by an assistant editor at Vogue in 1966, and became one of the first black supermodels. She has appeared in Vogue, Ebony, Essence, Vanity Fair, Interview, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Wear Daily, L’Officiel, The Sunday Times Magazine, Elle, and GQ. Pat Cleveland has worked on campaigns for:[...]
 
 
 
Jerry Hall was born July 2, 1956 in Gonzales, Texas. She was discovered on a beach in Saint Tropez by a fashion agent, and moved to Paris to start her career. She is known as one of the top models of the 1970’s. She has been on the cover of over 40 fashion magazines, including Vogue, and Cosmopolitan. Jerry Hall is also very well known for being married to the Rolling Stone’s front-man Mick [...]
 
 
 
Gia Carangi was born November 18, 1986 in Philadelphia. She started modeling at 17 when she moved to NYC and signed with Wilhelmina Models. Her modeling career immediately took off, making her one of the top models of the late 70s. She had been featured on the cover of top fashion magazines, including: Vogue UK, Vogue Paris, American Vogue, Vogue Italia, and Cosmpolitan. Cia Carangi was feat[...]
 
 
 
Janice Dickinson was born February 16, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York. Dickinson started modeling in the early 70’s after winning a modeling content, and soon after moved to New York City. She had a different look than the standard blonde hair, blue eyed models of the day, allowing her to stand out, and became a very successful model in the 70’s and 80’s. She has appeared on hundreds of magazine co[...]
 
 
 
Patti Hansen was born on March 17, 1956 in Tottenville, Staten Island. She was discovered at the age of 14, and would become one of the most well known models of the 1970’s. She is also known for being married to Rolling Stones guitarist, Keith Richards. She has appeared on the covers of Seventeen, Vogue, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, and Glamour. Patti Hansen has worked on campaig[...]
 
 
 
Beverly Johnson was born October 13, 1952 in Buffalo, New York. She was studying at Northeastern University when she decided to try modeling and quickly landed an editorial with Glamour. She has appeared on hundreds of magazine covers, but most notably she was the first African American fashion model to appear on the cover of American Vogue. She appeared on the cover of fashion magazines such a[...]
 
 
 
Iman was born on July 25, 1955, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Iman was discovered by the famous fashion photographer, Peter Beard, and had her first modeling job for Vogue in 1976. Iman was featured prominently in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar in the late 1970’s and 1980’s, and the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent’s “African Queen” collection is centered around her, and the designer referred to her as [...]
 
 
 
Brooke Shields was born May 31, 1965 in Manhattan. She started modeling even before the age of 1 and had a long and successful career as a child model, child actress, fashion model, and actress. She was the youngest fashion model to appear on the cover of Vogue. She is known for her work with Calvin Klein jeans, helping move that brand into a major designer.  She has appeared on the cover of Vo[...]
 
 
 
Christie Brinkley was born on February 2, 1954, in Monroe, Michigan.  In 1973 Brinkley was discovered in Paris by an American photographer named Errol Sawyer. She was introduced to John Casablancas, founder of Elite Model Management in Paris. Soon after, she was introduced to Eileen Ford and then when back to California and signed with the Ford affiliate in LA. Her first major bookings were for[...]