European models have always created hype in the fashion industry. They have been really famous very now and then. Their outstanding achievements show it all. Here I am categorizing a few of them. Have a look!
Heidi Klum is a model, television host, actress, and businesswoman of German descent. She shifted to New York in 1993 to pursue a modeling career. Her appearance on the cover of Mirabella magazine the following year catapulted her into the public eye and led to further modeling opportunities. In 2002, she launched her company and began selling swimsuit calendars in the United States and Europe.
She began hosting ‘Germany’s Next Top Model’ in 2006, a German television show in which contestants competed for a contract with the IMG Models agency. In the same year, she tried her hand at singing with the release of the single “Wonderland.” Her first single, “Wonderland,” was a huge hit when it was released in November 2006.
It was written as a television commercial for Douglas, a retailer. It peaked at No. 13 in Germany’s singles chart. In her design endeavors, she has had a lot of success.
She’s created Birkenstock shoes, Mouawad jewelry, a Jordache clothing line, and Victoria’s Secret’s ‘Very Sexy Makeup Collection,’ dubbed ‘The Heidi Klum Collection.’ ‘Heidi Klum’ and ‘Me’ are the names of her two fragrances. She earned an Emmy Award for her incredible work as a host for the reality television show “Project Runaway” in 2013.
Claudia Schiffer, a supermodel and actress, is one of the most well-known people globally. Her profile has appeared on more than 1000 magazine covers, and she holds the Guinness World Record for the most magazine covers.
Lagerfeld, according to Schiffer, was the one who turned her from a shy adolescent into a lush model and taught her about style, fashion, and the skills needed to succeed in the high-profile fashion industry.
Claudia Schiffer’s face was photographed by photographer Gilles Bensimon and featured on the cover of the French Elle Magazine a year after she was noticed at a nightclub. Ellen von Unwerth, a fashion model turned photographer, caught her in Paris.
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Both the artist and model were starting in their careers, and Unwerth’s photos of Schiffer catapulted them both into the spotlight. Her face gave birth to a slew of fashion labels that went on to become household names. The most remarkable aspect of Claudia Schiffer’s career is that, even though modeling is considered a short-lived profession, she is still a glamorous and sought-after model in her fifties.
Carmen Kass is an Estonian fashion model who has dabbled in acting and politics in addition to her successful supermodel career. She was explored at the age of 14 and by the age of 18 was walking the runways of high-end fashion shows in Milan and Paris.
Kass was already a runway model for high-fashion brands, including Michael Kors, Donna Karran, and Dolce & Gabbana by 1999. She opened and closed the ‘Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’ in November of that year.
She has starred in ads for a number of brands, including ‘Gucci,’ ‘Versace,’ and ‘Marc Jacobs,’ and the cover of ‘Harper’s Bazaar.’ Kass stood for European Parliament as part of Estonia’s ruling ‘Res Publica Party’ when her home country of Estonia joined the ‘European Union’ in May 2004.
She was not elected despite receiving 2315 votes from the Estonian electorate. Kass’s signature runway walk and flawless appearance have catapulted her to the top of the fashion industry. VH1/Model Vogue’s of the Year Award was given to her in 2001. Despite her towering stature, this well-known supermodel has tiny feet. During runway shows, she often cries about her shoes falling out.
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Karmen Pedaru is an Estonian supermodel who has had a lot of success since she was a child. Tragically, she has lost her mum at a young age and was raised by her grandmother. When she was 15 years, she has discovered modeling in Tallinn.
She was signed with the ‘Next Models’ agency in 2006, and her first appearance was in ‘Teen Vogue.’ She made her runway debut at a very young age as a model for Christopher Kane. She also walked in Milan fashion shows. Her presence at ‘New York Fashion Week’ in 2008 and her subsequent appearances cemented her stellar runway career.
She has continued to walk for many high-fashion brands over the years, including Chanel, D&G, Louis Vuitton, and Versace. She was the face and muse of the iconic ‘Michael Kors’ brand since 2011 and has appeared in the designer’s runway shows and advertorial campaigns. She’s been spotlighted in editorials and on the covers of a variety of publications, including Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, V Magazine, W Magazine, and Vogue.
Anna Sergeyevna “Anne” Vyalitsyna is an American model and actress of Russian descent. Her ten consecutive annual appearances in the “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue” have earned her notoriety.
After Anne V won a competition made by IMG and MTV, opportunities started to flood in. Anna Molinari, Chloé, and Sportmax all recruited her, and she appeared on the covers of Vogue, ELLE, and Glamour. She made her first appearance in 2005 in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
She appeared in nine swimsuit covers of the magazine over the next nine years. In the 2005 edition, she became the object/subject of artist Joanne Gair’s body painting. Anne Vyalitsyna is another name for Vyalitsyna. In second season of the Oxygen reality television modeling competition series “The Face,” she acted as a mentor (2014).
Nigel Barker hosted the program, and Naomi Campbell and Lydia Hearst served as coaches that season. She was a coach in the second season of the Oxygen series “The Face.” In 2013, she made her acting debut in the action film “A Good Day to Die Hard” in an uncredited role.