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:[...]
 
 
 
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[...]
 
 
 
Alessandra Ambrósio was born on April 11, 1981 in Erechim, Brazil. At the age of 14 she was one fo the finalists for the Elite Model Look competition in Brazil. Her first major modeling experience was with Guess?. She has appeared in major ad campaigns for: Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein,Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dior, Escada, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Guess, Emporio Armani, Moschino,[...]
 
 
 
Paulina Porizkova was born April 9, 1965 in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia. When a friend sent pictures of her to Elite, she was noticed by John Casablancas, and had her immediately come to Paris to begin her modeling career. Paulina Porizkova’s modeling career was doing very well in Paris, but when she appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1983, her career exploded. She appeared on the [...]
 
 
 
Anja Rubik was born June 12, 1983 in Rzeszów, Poland. She started her modeling career when she was attending school in Paris. She has done fashion campaigns for: Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Estée Lauder, Oscar de la Renta, Jimmy Choo, Emanuel Ungaro, Emporio Armani, Victoria’s Secret, Hermès, Valentino, Gucci, H&M, GAP, Fendi, Lanvin, Balmain, and Belstaff. Anja Rubik has walked the runway [...]
 
 
 
Oscar de la Renta was a Dominican – American fashion designer, who launched his fashion house in 1965 in New York City. He became famous by one of the designers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy, and since has been known as much for his fashion house as for dressing film stars, first ladies, and royalty. About Oscar de la Renta, By British Vogue: Oscar de la Renta was a world-renowned fashion designer, [...]
 
 
 
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[...]
 
 
 
Claudia Schiffer was born on August 25, 1970 in Rheinberg, Germany. In October of 1987, at the age of 17, she was noticed by Michel Levaton, the head of Metropolitan Model Agency, and then signed to the agency. Soon after, she was signed to Elite Model Management. Her first major modeling break was appearing on the cover of French Elle, and soon after signed to be the new face of Guess? Jeans, [...]
 
 
 
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 [...]