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Carmen Dell'Orefice

Career highlight: Cover of Vogue at 15.
Now: A victim of Bernie Madoff, Dell’Orefice is still modeling at 80.

Jean Shrimpton

Career highlight: Swinging London.
Now: Hotel owner in Cornwall.


Career highlight: Changed the silhouette.
Now: Released pop standards album Romantically Yours last fall.


Career highlight: Blow Up.
Now: Recently re-signed with Elite.

Marisa Berenson

Career highlight: “The Girl of the Seventies,” per Yves Saint Laurent.
Now: Playing world’s most glamorous grandmother in I Am Love.

Lauren Hutton

Career highlight: A $1 million contract with Revlon as the follow-up to her teenage career as a Playboy bunny.
Now: Muse to the Olsen twins.


Career highlight: Muse to most of the twentieth century’s greats.
Now: When accepting CFDA Fashion Icon award, said she’d be telling her husband, David Bowie, “Move over. You’re not the only icon in the house.”

Paulina Porizkova

Career highlight: $6 million Estée Lauder contract in 1988.
Now: Married to Ric Ocasek, Porizkova recently started speaking out about some of the horrors she experienced as a model, including molestation.

Christie Brinkley

Career highlight: Eighties dream girl, as memorialized by ex Billy Joel.
Now: Sag Harbor property mogul, TotalGym partner.

Kathy Ireland

Career highlight: Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issues.
Now: Selling billions worth of ceiling fans, vinyl replacement windows, mattresses, and flooring.

Cindy Crawford

Career highlight: All of the nineties.
Now: Cindy Crawford Home Collection.

Stephanie Seymour

Career highlight: “November Rain.”
Now: Married, almost-unmarried, and now married again to multimillionaire Peter Brant.

Linda Evangelista

Career highlight: “We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day.”
Now: Still working.

Christy Turlington

Career highlight: Eternity by Calvin Klein.
Now: Tribeca’s Ur–yoga mom.

Kate Moss

Career highlight: Heroin chic; revival following coke scandal in 2005; designing for Topshop.
Now: Was the only person to wear a new creation by John Galliano (her wedding dress) since February 2011.

Gisele Bündchen

Career highlight: Currently the world’s highest-paid model, according to Forbes; made $45 million last year.
Now: Cursing out her husband’s teammates.

Tyra Banks

Career highlight: First black woman to be featured on the covers of GQ, Victoria’s Secret catalogue, and Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue.
Now: In her second year at Harvard Business School.

Heidi Klum

Career highlight: “In fashion, you’re either in or you’re out.”
Now: Branding juggernaut, tabloid fixture thanks to her divorce from Seal.

Naomi Campbell

Career highlight: Appears on the cover of American, British, and French Vogues. Is named “honorary granddaughter” by Nelson Mandela.
Now: Anger-management-course graduate; girlfriend of oligarch.

Claudia Schiffer

Career highlight: Is Lagerfeld’s choice as the face of Chanel.
Now: Knitwear designer.

Fall Fashion Features

The Beefcake in the Backcourt
Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.


The Beefcake in the Backcourt
Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.Big, fake, and fully able to outshine its surroundings.