Cindy Crawford was born February 20th, 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois. She entered the Elite Model Management’s Look of The Year contest, was the runner up, and was subsequently picked up by the Chicago branch of Elite. In 1986, she moved to New York City and signed with Elite Model Management in New York. She was one of the biggest models of the 80’s and 90’s, appearing on the cover of hundreds of t[...]
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[...]
Stephanie Seymour was born in San Diego, California on July 23, 1968.  Seymour began as local model at the age of 16, and then in 1983 she was a finalist for the Elite Model Management “Look of the Year” modeling contest in its first year of operation. During the early days of Victoria’s Secret mail order catalog and its retail outlets, Stephanie Seymour was very prominently featured on its pag[...]
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[...]
Rachel Hunter was born September 8, 1969 in New Zealand. She started modeling at 17, and soon became one of the most famous models of the 1980’s and 1990’s. She has appeared on the cover of many fashion magazines, including Vogue, Cosmoplitan, Elle, and Harper’s Bazzar. Rachel Hunter is very well known for her work in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and also for appearing in Playboy. [...]