The Original Supermodels Of 80s, 90s: Now And Then [PHOTOS]

 
on April 12 2012 4:27 AM
  • Cindy Crawford
    Cindy became a household name in the 90s thanks to that trademark mole that landed her on the covers of various magazines as well as her iconic Pepsi commercial. Here are two snapshots of Crawford: one back in 1993 and another one of her attending a New York event in 2012. REUTERS
  • Claudia Schiffer
    This German-born beauty is one of first to be labeled as a supermodel thanks to her stauesquese presence she brought on the ramp. Here are pictures of the stunning model seen in 1994 and 2011. REUTERS
  • Naomi Campbell
    Naomi Campbell is considered the first black model to make a breakthrough in the fashion world. The catwalk beauty didn’t just stand out for her exotic looks but also for her string of violent brawls she had with employees and law enforcements. Here’s Campbell pictured back in 1994 and 2012. REUTERS
  • Kate Moss
    Moss’s waifish looks boldly stood out in a world predominantly ruled by statuesque supermodels. The model also made it big with her Raunchy Calvin Klein ads in the 90’s. REUTERS
  • Elle Macpherson
    Macpherson famous appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in the 80s prompted a new nickname for her as “The Body”. The Australian model is currently playing host and executive producer for Fashion Star on NBC. Here’s Elle Macpherson seen back in 1994 and 2012. REUTERS
  • Linda Evangelista
    The Canadian model sent shockwaves across the nation when she chopped her hair into a sleek bob during the late 80s. Her new style triggered a trend for pixie cuts, with women of all ages seeking to sport Evangelista’s new look. Here’s Evangelista, as seen here in 1994 and 2009. REUTERS
  • Christy Turlington
    Christy Turlington was another one of Calvin Klein’s favorite cover girls and is accredited as one of the first models to have made naval piercings hugely popular during the 90s. Turlington pictured here in 1996 and 2011. REUTERS
  • Iman
    The American model of Somali decent, made a mark in the fashion world with her exotic features. Iman a highly accomplished entrepreneur and is noted for her work in philanthropy. She is currently married to singer David Bowie. Here’s Imam as seen in 1994 and 2011. REUTERS
  • Eva Herzigova
    Eva Herzigova is one of Victoria Secret’s favorites faces, and is also spokesmodel for the Wonderbra. Here are snapshots of the Czech model back in 1995 and 2011. REUTERS
  • Tyra Banks
    In addition to being a high-rise supermodel during the 90s, Tyra Banks is an actress, author and businesswoman. Banks is also the creator and host of reality show America's Next Top Model, as well as The Tyra Banks Show. Here’s the supermodel seen back in 1996 and in 2011. REUTERS
  • Rebecca Romijn
    Apart from being a top fashion model during the 90s, Rebecca Romijn is also an actress, best known for her role as the as Mystique in the X-Men series. She’s also had stints on the small screen, including television series Ugly Betty. Here’s Romijn, as seen in 1998 and 2008. REUTERS
  •  Carla Bruni-Sarkozy
    The former supermodel was among the top highest-paid models before quitting the ramp to become a singer in the 90s. Bruni is now married to French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Bruni as seen here in 1995 and 2012. REUTERS
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The fashion world of the 90s saw supermodels like Naomi Campbell ruling the ramp. These famous faces, which graced the cover of every glossy magazine back then, set the standard of beauty for generations and running.

Their mega-celebrity status also got their careers running well into their forties. Age hasn't withered them, and they look as fabulous as they were twenty years ago.

Take a look at the original supermodels who rocked the fashion world in the 90s.

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