This August, a song by Italian rock band Måneskin Supermodel achievement on “000 100 million streams on Spotify. If that doesn’t prove the culture’s persistence on supermodels Infatuation, what is that?
The supermodel phenomenon started in the later period’s and in ’80s, coinciding with the growing media landscape and pop culture’s increased interest in fashion. As the iconic Lisa Fonssagrives once did Superstars put an end to the idea of models as “clothes hangers,” as they describe themselves. And, while models used to be cast as models for editorial or runway jobs, supermodels did it all—and with a lot of personality. As Anna Wintour said, you look at them not because of what they wear, but because of who they are.
Linda!Christie!Na Omi! Cindy! These women are the rock stars of the fashion industry, occupying the cultural space between society and Hollywood celebrities, capturing the world’s imagination with their beauty and antics. Remember when Linda told Vogue , she joked with Christy that for less than $1, they wouldn’t get up ,?
Here’s everything you need to know about supermodels and how they paved the way for today’s Instagirls.