Women all over the world are proving what it takes to be a success even in areas that would be considered superficial or even unnecessary. Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell have made it big in the modelling industry and they will always be recognised as symbols of beauty.
Tyra Banks started her modelling career at the age of 15 while she was still in school, and got signed with Elite Model Management at 16. She walked the runways of Milan, also appearing on the covers of Teen Vogue, Elle, Vogue. She did campaigns for Yves St Laurent, Nike and Dolce Gabbana. She was also a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She turned her modelling success to good fortune by anchoring and hosting America’s Next Top Model and the Tyra Banks Show. Tyra Banks one of four African Americans and seven women to be named as one the world’s most influential people.
Naomi Campbell was scouted in Covent Garden, London just before her 16th birthday. Her career rose steadily as she modelled for Isaac Mizrahi, Gianni Versace and Azzedine Alaia . Her name is synonymous with the supermodel phenomenon of the 1980s. She also starred in music videos such as George Michael’s ‘Freedom’ and Michael Jackson’s ‘In The Closet’. She was the first black model to grace the French Vogue as well as the American Vogue, and the British Vogue since 1966 . Still on top of her game at 42, Naomi Campbell has been described as a mercurial beauty.
Here is to these two FAB women in fashion!