We continue to talk about interesting facts from the life of famous fashion models. The idols of millions very often turn out to be the same simple girls, in whose life there is a place for both tragedies and funny incidents. Often their whole fate and dizzying careers depend on chance.
Marisa owes her career to her friend Diana Vreeland and photographer Bert Stern. Legendary editor-in-chief of American Vogue, organizing the first shoot of Berenson, said: "This year Marisa's neck has grown another two inches, I want you to emphasize that!" Also about her friend Vreeland said: “Her skull is the most beautiful thing I've ever seen. I want you to pull her hair back and take a picture of her head. " Well, after such recommendations, it was impossible not to become a successful model. Among the fans of Marisa were also Salvador Dali and Elsa Schiaparelli.
In 1994, Naomi Campbell decided to conquer the music industry and released a solo album. The disc turned out to be a commercial flop, with only 175 copies sold in the first two weeks. However, in Japan, Naomi's record has sold over a million copies.
The German native became world famous after her short debut in the 1966 film Blow Up. After the premiere, the girl woke up really famous. By the way, when Veruschka was only 5 years old, her father, Count Heinrich von Lendorff-Steinort, who was a member of the German Resistance, was executed on charges of attempting to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
Donyel Luna is known to the world as a great dreamer and a lover of playing with people. She came up with incredible stories and legends about herself in order to shock the public and so draw attention to her person. One of the legends says that her parents died in a car accident. In addition, the press discussed for a long time the statement that the model eats three kilograms of meat a day. When asked where she was from, Luna replied, "I am from the Moon."
A strong and courageous girl, Grace Jones, has a lifelong ban from Walt Disney World in Florida due to the fact that she once bared her breasts at a concert.
It was probably Lee who inspired Truman Capote to create the image of Holly Golightly, which Audrey Hepburn then perfectly embodied on the screen. Dorian was really close friends with the writer and was one of his "beautiful swans".
At the very beginning of their acquaintance, Eileen Ford told Kristen that she would never get a job if she did not work with her eyelids. However, McMenami categorically refused the operation, citing the fact that it was her unusual style. In 1993, the model also shaved off her eyebrows to emphasize her individuality, and was in the top of the most popular models.
It is known that Iman could easily borrow clothes from her husband - a brilliant musician, style icon and androgyne of all times and peoples - David Bowie. David and Iman met at a blind date hosted by a mutual friend at a dinner party in Los Angeles on October 14, 1990. Already for the New Year, which the couple celebrated in Paris, Bowie proposed to the fashion model.
Banks is known not only as a model and TV presenter, but also as an actress in one of Michael Jackson's videos. At the end of 1991, the musician filmed her in his video Black Or White, where Tyra and the crew had to work hard on her face.
Lee Miller became the world's first model to appear in a commercial for Kotex napkins. This incident largely influenced the career of a model in the United States, which had to be suspended. Going to Paris, Miller became known as a photographer and one of the students of the legendary Man Ray.