Fashion Models

Fashion Models

Description
Description

Fashion models are individuals who showcase clothing, accessories, and other fashion items by wearing them in various settings, such as runways, photoshoots, and advertisements. Their primary role is to visually present designers' creations, helping to translate artistic vision into a tangible form that people can relate to and aspire towards. Models often become style icons, influencing public perceptions of beauty and fashion trends.

Their work extends beyond mere display; they often embody the brand they represent, contributing to its identity and appeal. Through their visibility, fashion models can have a significant impact on societal standards of beauty and style, often shaping cultural trends and public attitudes towards fashion.

History
History

Fashion modeling began in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, coinciding with the rise of haute couture in Paris. Initially, designers used live mannequins to display clothes to customers in their salons. As the fashion industry grew, so did the prominence of models, with their roles expanding to include photo shoots and runway shows. Post World War II, the modeling industry boomed, leading to the emergence of supermodels in the 1960s. These models became household names, gracing magazine covers and becoming style icons. Throughout the decades, fashion models have reflected and influenced the evolving beauty standards and fashion trends of their times.

Future
Future

The role of fashion models is evolving with technology and shifting societal values. Digital innovations, like virtual and augmented reality, are beginning to complement traditional runway shows and photoshoots, potentially leading to digital or virtual models. There's also a growing emphasis on diversity and body positivity, which is likely to continue shaping the industry.

Models are increasingly becoming voices for social and environmental causes, using their platforms to advocate for change. Influencer-models, who leverage social media to connect directly with audiences, are redefining the relationship between models, brands, and consumers, making the industry more accessible and inclusive. This trend suggests a more varied and socially engaged role for models.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What is a supermodel?

A supermodel is a well-paid high-fashion model that has modeled internationally and typically has an extensive modeling portfolio. Supermodels typically work with the world’s leading fashion designers, have several model agencies throughout the world, and high-paying contracts. Supermodels are often recognizable by name or the brands they represent.

How much do fashion models make?

In the United States, the typical fashion model yearly salary is $112,000. The money fashion models make is dependent on their experience level, the brands the fashion model works with, and even their geographical location. Their pay is also dependent on the type of modeling they do like runway modeling.

Why don’t fashion models smile?

Fashion models tend not to smile to ensure that the viewers focus is on the clothing and accessories they are modeling instead of on themselves. Showing any sense of expression or emotion distracts the viewer from the clothes or the message that the fashion designer is trying to convey.

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5’10” | 1.78 m
June 12, 1981
Adriana Lima
178.000
1981.00
127000
GUIDE
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Adriana Lima
5’9” | 1.75 m
April 11, 1981
Alessandra Ambrosio
175.000
1981.00
82000
GUIDE
3D
Alessandra Ambrosio
5’9” | 1.75 m
October 9, 1996
Bella Hadid
175.000
1996.00
280000
GUIDE
3D
Bella Hadid
5’9” | 1.75 m
April 12, 1987
Brooklyn Decker
175.000
1987.00
172000
GUIDE
3D
Brooklyn Decker
5’10” | 1.78 m
October 20, 1988
Candice Swanepoel
178.000
1988.00
82000
GUIDE
3D
Candice Swanepoel
5’9” | 1.75 m
February 20, 1966
Cindy Crawford
175.000
1966.00
171000
GUIDE
3D
Cindy Crawford
5'11" | 1.80 m
May 2, 1975
David Beckham
180.000
1975.00
866000
GUIDE
3D
David Beckham
5’10” | 1.78 m
April 23, 1995
Gigi Hadid
178.000
1995.00
403000
GUIDE
3D
Gigi Hadid
5’11” | 1.80 m
July 20, 1980
Gisele Bündchen
180.000
1980.00
198000
GUIDE
3D
Gisele Bündchen
5’9” | 1.75 m
June 1, 1973
Heidi Klum
175.000
1973.00
299000
GUIDE
3D
Heidi Klum
5’10" | 1.78 m
November 3, 1995
Kendall Jenner
178.000
1995.00
692000
GUIDE
3D
Kendall Jenner
5’10" | 1.78 m
June 27, 1984
Khloé Kardashian
178.000
1984.00
371000
GUIDE
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Khloé Kardashian
5’2” | 1.57 m
October 21, 1980
Kim Kardashian
157.000
1980.00
1010000
GUIDE
3D
Kim Kardashian
5’0” | 1.52 m
April 18, 1979
Kourtney Kardashian
152.000
1979.00
234000
GUIDE
3D
Kourtney Kardashian
5’6" | 1.68 m
August 10, 1997
Kylie Jenner
168.000
1997.00
836000
GUIDE
3D
Kylie Jenner
5’11” | 1.80 m
April 26, 1970
Melania Trump
180.000
1970.00
1140000
GUIDE
3D
Melania Trump
5’9” | 1.75 m
April 20, 1983
Miranda Kerr
175.000
1983.00
142000
GUIDE
3D
Miranda Kerr
5’10” | 1.78 m
May 22, 1970
Naomi Campbell
178.000
1970.00
141000
GUIDE
3D
Naomi Campbell
5’8” | 1.73 m
February 17, 1981
Paris Hilton
173.000
1981.00
278000
GUIDE
3D
Paris Hilton
5’9” | 1.75 m
April 18, 1987
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
175.000
1987.00
118000
GUIDE
3D
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
5’10” | 1.78 m
December 4, 1973
Tyra Banks
178.000
1973.00
244000
GUIDE
3D
Tyra Banks
Bella Hadid
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Bella Hadid in relation to other models

Bella Hadid, born Isabella Khair Hadid, is an American-Muslim model known for her work with Victoria’s Secret, Chanel, and Tom Ford. Bella Hadid was born in Washington, D.C., but was raised in Santa Barbara, California on a ranch. Growing up, Hadid had aspirations of being an Olympian, but her sport was horseback riding, which is not an Olympic sport. In 2014, Hadid was signed to IMG Models when her career began to flourish and she debuted at New York Fashion Week in the fall of 2014 walking for Desigual. Hadid was also a brand ambassador for Dior makeup and has worked for many big names in fashion, such as, Givenchy, Fendi, and Alexander Wang, among others.

Bella Hadid has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bella Hadid labeled with overall height
Bella Hadid, born Isabella Khair Hadid, is an American-Muslim model known for her work with Victoria’s Secret, Chanel, and Tom Ford. Bella Hadid was born in Washington, D.C., but was raised in Santa Barbara, California on a ranch. Growing up, Hadid had aspirations of being an Olympian horse rider.

Bella Hadid has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Bella Hadid labeled with overall height
Bella Hadid
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 2012–Present

Given Name
Isabella Khair Hadid
Birthday
October 9, 1996

Drawings include:
Bella Hadid elevations (assorted); standing, posing, walking

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Alessandra Ambrosio
Size comparison drawings of Alessandra Ambrosio comparing the heights of other related models

Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian model best known for her extensive career walking in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows. Ambrosio first got into modeling when she was 15 after taking a modeling class at age 12. Ambrosio has walked and posed for some notable fashion designers, such as, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, and Calvin Klein. However, Ambrosio’s most iconic work remains the 17 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows she has walked in. Ambrosio has walked the catwalk for VS twice in the “Fantasy Bra,” once three months after giving birth to her first child, and once while pregnant with her second child while wearing the heaviest wings ever made for the show.

Alessandra Ambrosio has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Alessandra Ambrosio with height measurements
Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian model best known for her extensive career walking in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows. Ambrosio first got into modeling when she was 15 after taking a modeling class at age 12. Ambrosio has walked and posed for some notable designers such as Chanel and D&G.

Alessandra Ambrosio has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Alessandra Ambrosio with height measurements
Alessandra Ambrosio
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Nationality: Brazil

Years Active: 1999–Present

Given Name
Alessandra Corine Ambrósio
Birthday
April 11, 1981

Drawings include:
Alessandra Ambrosio elevations (assorted); standing, posing, walking

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Gigi Hadid
Height comparison diagram of Gigi Hadid compared to other models

Gigi Hadid, born Jelena Noura Hadid, is an American-Muslim model known for her campaigns with Guess, Victoria’s Secret, and Vouge. Gigi Hadid was born in Los Angeles, California and began modeling when she was two years old for baby Guess. After pausing modeling to go to school, Hadid resumed modeling 2011 and debuted at the New York Fashion Week in 2014. Since 2014, Hadid has had a whirlwind of career advancements posing for Vogue, walking for Versace, and being a Victoria’s Secret angel. Gigi Hadid is sisters to Bella Hadid, who is also an accomplished model, and in September 2020, Gigi gave birth to a daughter with Zayn Malik.

Gigi Hadid has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Gigi Hadid with overall height
Gigi Hadid, born Jelena Noura Hadid, is an American-Muslim model known for her campaigns with Guess, Victoria’s Secret, and Vouge. Gigi Hadid was born in Los Angeles, California and began modeling when she was two years old for baby Guess. After pausing modeling for school, Hadid resumed in 2011.

Gigi Hadid has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Gigi Hadid with overall height
Gigi Hadid
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 1997–Present

Given Name
Jelena Noura Hadid
Birthday
April 23, 1995

Drawings include:
Gigi Hadid elevations (assorted); standing, posing, walking

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Heidi Klum
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Heidi Klum in relation to other models

Heidi Klum is an American-German model, actress, and T.V. host best known for her thirteen year stint with Victoria’s Secret as an angel. Heidi Klum was born in Germany and became a model after her friend encouraged her to enroll in a modeling contest that Klum won. Klum moved to New York to pursue her modeling career, posing for Vogue, Sports Illustrated, and Victoria’s secret, among others. Klum also acted in multiple commercials and had small roles in a few movies. Heidi Klum was also the co-host of the show Project Runway, which earned an Emmy for Outstanding Host for a Reality-Competition program.

Heidi Klum has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Heidi Klum labeled with overall height
Heidi Klum is an American-German model, actress, and T.V. host best known for her thirteen year stint with Victoria’s Secret as an angel. Heidi Klum was born in Germany and became a model after her friend encouraged her to enroll in a modeling contest that Klum won.

Heidi Klum has a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Heidi Klum labeled with overall height
Heidi Klum
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Nationality: Germany
Years Active: 1991–Present

Given Name
Heidi Klum Kaulitz
Birthday
June 1, 1973

Drawings include:
Heidi Klum elevations (assorted); standing, posing, walking

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Kim Kardashian
Collection of drawings of Kim Kardashian measured with overall height

Kim Kardashian was born in Los Angeles in 1980. She has starred in the reality television show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, since its inception in 2007. It is one of the most successful television shows of all time, and has rocketed the Kardashian and Jenner family to fame. Kim Kardashian has embarked on many business ventures, including the shapewear line SKIMS, and beauty line KKW beauty. She has one of the most popular Instagram accounts in the world, with over 151 million followers. Her public appearances and social media posts regularly ‘break the internet’. She is married to rapper and producer Kanye West - they have four children together.

Kim Kardashian has a height of 5’2” (1.57 m).

Set of drawings of Kim Kardashian in assorted walking poses
Kim Kardashian was born in Los Angeles in 1980. She has starred in the reality television show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, since its inception in 2007. Kim Kardashian has embarked on many business ventures, including the shapewear line SKIMS, and beauty line KKW beauty.

Kim Kardashian has a height of 5’2” (1.57 m).

Set of drawings of Kim Kardashian in assorted walking poses
Kim Kardashian
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Nationality: United States
Years Active: 2003–Present

Given Name
Kimberly Noel Kardashian
Birthday
October 21, 1980

Drawings include:
Kim Kardashian front (pose), front (formal), side (formal), front (walking, casual), back (walking, casual), side (walking, casual)

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