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 [...]
 
 
 
Constance Jablonski was born April 17, 1991, in Lille, France. She entered the Elite Model Look Contest in 2006 and walked her first runway in 2008. She has walked the runway for: Shiatzy Chen, Donna Karan, Dior, Gucci, Burberry, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balmain, Balenciaga, Zac Posen, Sonia Rykiel and Elie Saab. She has also walked the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Constance[...]
 
 
 
Donna Karan founded DKNY in 1984, a New York based fashion company that features men and women’s fashion, leather goods, and watches. Donna Karan was employed at Anne Klein, and when Klein died in 1974, Donna Karan was named head designer. In 1984, she left Anne Klein and formed her new company. Donna Karan became associated with the “Essentials” collection, which consisted of seven simple piec[...]
 
 
 
Bianca Balti was born March 19, 1984 in Lodi, Italy. Her first modeling job was the cover of L'Officiel. She is considered one of the top models working today. She has appeared in editorials, or on the cover of: Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Playboy. Bianca Balti has appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. She has worked on campaigns for: Roberto Cavalli,[...]
 
 
 
Carman Kass was born September 14, 1978 in Tallin, Estonia. She was discovered at the age of 14 by a model scout from Milan, Italy. She essentially started her modeling career, however, when she moved to Paris at the age of 18. She has walked the runway for: Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, and Dolce & Gabbana. Carman Kass has been featured in campaigns[...]
 
 
 
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 [...]
 
 
 
Milla Jovovich was born December 17th, 1975 in Kiev, the Ukraine. At the age of 5 her family left what was at the time the USSR and immigrated to London, and then onto Sacramento, California, and finally settling in Los Angeles. She began modeling at the age of 9. She posed for her first magazine cover, for the Italian fashion magazine Lei, at the age of 11. Early on, Jovovich was a favorite of[...]
 
 
 
Karlie Kloss was born August 3, 1992 in Chicago, Illinois. She began her modeling career at the age of 14 with a cover for Scene Magazine in Chicago. She was noticed by the staff at Elite Models Chicago, which brought her to the attention of Elite Model Management in New York City. Karlie Kloss has been featured in campaigns for: Rebecca Taylor, Jean Paul Gaultier, Donna Karan, Nina Ricci, Chlo[...]
 
 
 
Linda Evangelista was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada on May 10th, 1965. At the age of sixteen, Evangelista was discovered by a talent scout from Elite Models New York at the Miss Teen Niagara Contest. In 1984, Evangelista moved to New York to take her career to the next level. Her modeling career moved along at a slow pace until in 1988, the photographer Peter Lindbergh suggested that [...]
 
 
 
Tyra Banks was born December 3, 1973 in Inglewood, California. At the age of 15 she started her modeling career in LA, eventually signing with LA Models. She left LA Models after a year, and at 16 joined Elite Model Management. She has been featured on most of the top fashion magazines, including: Photo, Max, Harper's Bazaar, Amica, Anna, Il Venerdi, L'Espresso, Elle, DT, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, E[...]