Model (person)

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A model is a person with a role either to promote, display or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing in fashion shows), or to serve as a visual aid for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography.wikipedia
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Lisa Fonssagrives

One of the first well-known models was Lisa Fonssagrives, who was very popular in the 1930s. During the 1940s and 1950s, Wilhelmina Cooper, Jean Patchett, Dovima, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Evelyn Tripp, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Lisa Fonssagrives dominated fashion.
Lisa Fonssagrives (born Lisa Birgitta Bernstone; May 17, 1911 – February 4, 1992), was a Swedish fashion model widely credited with having been the first supermodel.

Dorian Leigh

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During the 1940s and 1950s, Wilhelmina Cooper, Jean Patchett, Dovima, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Evelyn Tripp, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Lisa Fonssagrives dominated fashion.
Dorian Elizabeth Leigh Parker (April 23, 1917 – July 7, 2008), known professionally as Dorian Leigh, was an American model and one of the earliest modeling icons of the fashion industry.

Jean Patchett

During the 1940s and 1950s, Wilhelmina Cooper, Jean Patchett, Dovima, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Evelyn Tripp, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Lisa Fonssagrives dominated fashion.
Jean Ward Patchett Auer (February 16, 1926 – January 22, 2002) was a leading fashion model of the late 1940s, 1950s, and early 1960s.

Wilhelmina Cooper

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During the 1940s and 1950s, Wilhelmina Cooper, Jean Patchett, Dovima, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Evelyn Tripp, Carmen Dell'Orefice, and Lisa Fonssagrives dominated fashion.
Behmenburg, 1 May 1939 – 1 March 1980) was a Dutch-American model who began with Ford Models, and at the peak of her success, founded her own agency, Wilhelmina Models, in New York City in 1967.

Modeling agency

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In the 1960s, the modelling world began to establish modelling agencies.
A modeling agency is a company that represents fashion models, to work for the fashion industry.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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It was also during this time that the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue debuted.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is published annually by American magazine Sports Illustrated and features female fashion models, celebrities and athletes wearing swimwear in various locales around the world.

Celia Hammond

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Models such as Jean Shrimpton, Tania Mallet, Celia Hammond, Twiggy, Penelope Tree, and dominated the London fashion scene and were well paid, unlike their predecessors.
Celia Hammond (born July 25, 1941) is an English former model who has since become known as a campaigner against fur and for neutering of cats to control the feral population.

Supermodel

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The magazine set a trend by photographing "bigger and healthier" California models, and printing their names by their photos, thus turning many of them into household names and establishing the issue as a hallmark of supermodel status.
A supermodel (also spelled super-model and super model) is a highly paid fashion model who usually has a worldwide reputation and often a background in haute couture and commercial modeling.

Fashion show

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A model is a person with a role either to promote, display or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing in fashion shows), or to serve as a visual aid for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography.
In a typical fashion show, models walk the catwalk dressed in the clothing created by the designer.

Grace Jones

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Models, including Iman, Grace Jones, Pat Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Donyale Luna, Minah Bird, Naomi Sims, and Toukie Smith were some of the top black fashion models who paved the way for black women in fashion.
Jones began her modelling career in New York state, then in Paris, working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Laurent and Kenzo, and appearing on the covers of Elle and Vogue.

Looker

Fashion models are sometimes featured in films (Prêt-à-Porter and Looker); reality TV shows (America's Next Top Model and The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency); and music videos ("Freedom! '90", "Wicked Game", "Daughters" and "Blurred Lines").
Dr. Larry Roberts (Finney), a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, is puzzled when four beautiful models working in television commercials request cosmetic surgery to make changes so minor as to be imperceptible to the naked eye.

Donyale Luna

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Models, including Iman, Grace Jones, Pat Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Donyale Luna, Minah Bird, Naomi Sims, and Toukie Smith were some of the top black fashion models who paved the way for black women in fashion.
Donyale Luna (August 31, 1945 – May 17, 1979) was an American model and actress.

Naomi Sims

Models, including Iman, Grace Jones, Pat Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Donyale Luna, Minah Bird, Naomi Sims, and Toukie Smith were some of the top black fashion models who paved the way for black women in fashion.
Naomi Ruth Sims (March 30, 1948 – August 1, 2009) was an American model, businesswoman and author, She was the first African-American model to appear on the cover of Ladies' Home Journal, which occurred in November 1968, and is widely credited as being the first African-American supermodel.

Charles Frederick Worth

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Modelling as a profession was first established in 1853 by Charles Frederick Worth, the "father of haute couture", when he asked his wife, Marie Vernet Worth, to model the clothes he designed.
His approach to marketing was also innovative – he was the first to use live mannequins in order to promote his gowns to clients.

Toukie Smith

Models, including Iman, Grace Jones, Pat Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Donyale Luna, Minah Bird, Naomi Sims, and Toukie Smith were some of the top black fashion models who paved the way for black women in fashion.
Doris A. "Toukie" Smith is an American actress and model.

Cristina Ferrare

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In October 1981, Life cited Shelley Hack, Lauren Hutton and Iman for Revlon, Margaux Hemingway for Fabergé, Karen Graham for Estée Lauder, Christina Ferrare for Max Factor, and Cheryl Tiegs for CoverGirl by proclaiming them the "million dollar faces" of the beauty industry.
Cynthia Cristina Ferrare (born February 18, 1950) is an American former fashion model, actress, author and television talk-show host.

Karen Graham

In October 1981, Life cited Shelley Hack, Lauren Hutton and Iman for Revlon, Margaux Hemingway for Fabergé, Karen Graham for Estée Lauder, Christina Ferrare for Max Factor, and Cheryl Tiegs for CoverGirl by proclaiming them the "million dollar faces" of the beauty industry.
Karen Ann Graham is an American former model from the 1970s and the 1980s and is a respected fly-fishing expert.

Minah Bird

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Models, including Iman, Grace Jones, Pat Cleveland, Alva Chinn, Donyale Luna, Minah Bird, Naomi Sims, and Toukie Smith were some of the top black fashion models who paved the way for black women in fashion.
Minah Ogbenyealu Bird, (11 March 1950 – July 1995) was a Nigerian model and actress active in the UK in the 1970s.

Christy Turlington

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Christy Nicole Turlington Burns (born January 2, 1969) is an American model, charity-founder and campaigner, and filmmaker.

Adriana Lima

Following Gisele Bundchen's breakthrough, a wave of Brazilian models including Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio rose to fame on runways and became popular in commercial modelling throughout the 2000s.
Adriana Lima (born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian model and actress, best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1999 to 2018.

Plus-size model

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The British Association of Model Agents (AMA) says that female models should be around 34"-24"-34" and between 5 ft and 5 ft tall. The average model is very slender. Those who do not meet the size requirement may try to become a plus-size model. According to the New York Better Business Career Services website, the preferred dimensions for a male model are a height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) to 6 ft 2 in (188 cm), a waist of 29 - 32 in and a chest measurement of 39 - 40 in. Male runway models are notably skinny and well toned.
A plus-size model is an individual of average to larger stature (sometimes but not exclusively overweight or obese) who is engaged primarily in modeling plus-size clothing.

Anorexia nervosa

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Luisel Ramos died of heart failure caused by anorexia nervosa just after stepping off the catwalk.
Additionally, it occurs more commonly among those involved in activities that value thinness such as high-level athletics, modelling, and dancing.

Eliana Ramos

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In February 2007, following the death of her sister, Luisel Ramos, also a model, Uruguayan model Eliana Ramos became the third fashion model to die of malnutrition in six months.
Eliana "Elle" Ramos (December 23, 1988 – February 13, 2007) was a Uruguayan fashion model.

Bethann Hardison

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Oscar de la Renta stated “it was the black models that had made the difference.” Pat Cleveland, Bethann Hardiason, Billie Blair, Jennifer Brice, Alva Chinn, and Ramona Saunders, were among the many black models that helped Team America win and stun the French competition.
Bethann Hardison is an American fashion model and activist.

Stella Tennant

This reality was paved by models like Kate Moss and Stella Tennant who provided a more consistent look for the runway.
Stella Tennant (born 17 December 1970) is a British model.