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[...]
 
 
 
Candice Swanepoel was born on October 20, 1988 in the town of Mooi River, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa. She was discovered at a flea market in Durban when she was 15 by modeling scout Kevin Ellise. Swanepoel has had a very successful modeling career in runway work, appearing on top fashion magazine covers, and campaigns, most notable being her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel starting [...]
 
 
 
Diane von Fürstenberg is a designer and fashion house of the same name, founded in 1972 by Diane von Fürstenberg. DVF is known for its iconic “wrap dress”, ready-to-wear, accessories, prints, shoes, handbags, leather goods, jewelry, and scarves. In 1974, Diane von Fürstenberg created her knitted jersey “wrap dress”, which she would become famous for. Next, she launched a cosmetics line called “[...]
 
 
 
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 [...]
 
 
 
Irina Shayk was born January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, USSR. She started in modeling while she attended a beauty school, discovered by a local modeling agency. She entered the Miss Chelyabinsk beauty contest in 2004 and won. She was named the ambassador of the brand Intimissimi in 2010, after representing the brand for several years. Irina Shayk is well known for appearing in the Sports Illu[...]
 
 
 
Daria Werbowy was born on November 19, 1983 in Krakow, Poland, and moved to Mississauga, Canada when she was three years old. At age 14 she won a national modeling contest and was discovered by Susan J. Model and Talent in Toronto before signing with Elite Model Management. In 2002 she signed an exclusive deal with Prada, which effectively launched her modeling career. In 2003 Werbowy appeared [...]
 
 
 
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:[...]