Lisa FonssagrivesLisa just so happened to be married to photographer Irving Penn.
Even though Beverly Johnson was the first black woman to land a US Vogue cover, Iman is considered to be the first supermodel of color.
- Margaux Hemingway (deceased) is the granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway and the aunt of Dree Hemingway (a supermodel of the moment at this publishing).
Christy Turlington resigned a multi-year contract with Maybelline in 2006, proving she still has the goods..
The Big Six
Although many models were referred to as supermodels during the 90s, only the so-called "Big Six" were officially recognized and accepted by the fashion world as supermodels: Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington. They were the most heavily in demand, collectively dominating magazine covers, fashion runways, editorial pages, and both print and broadcast advertising. Excluding Moss, they are known as the "original supermodels"
and I'll leave you with our supermodels of the future...
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