Before fashion became mainstream and every young girl could relate with what modelling was, we had big supermodels that lived the life, rocked runways and walked the walk. While millennials can obsess over Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, we 90s babies stay paying steady respect to the ladies that started it all.

This list will give you 5 of those iconic women that put the S in Supermodel.


  1. Kate Moss:

With her boyish figure and striking features, she was so different from other cover girls in her time. Moss was discovered at the age of 4 at JFK Airport by Sarah Doukas, the founder f Storm model agency. She found instant success in the fashion, covering magazines and booking international campaigns. She is most remembered for her iconic Calvin Klein ad which she shot at the age of 18.


  1. Naomi Campbell:

Discovered at the age of 15 while she was studying to be a ballerina at the italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, Naomi was set apart by her cheekbones, towering physique and almond-shaped eyes. She is best remembered for her unapologetic attitude while he walked major runways in many countries.

  1. Stephanie Seymour:

This tiger became famous for her carefree way of living and few of her high profile relationships. She was known to have a “perfect body” and during her career, she posed for most of the major fashion magazines such as Sports Illustrated and Playboy. She equally played the part of a vixen for her then boyfriend’s band Guns N’ Roses.

  1. Tyra Banks:

Miss Banks was only in high school when she landed a contract with Eite Model Management appearing in Seventeen magazine within a year. After graduating high school, she left for Paris and became the darling of catwalks; booking 25 shows in her first season. She is the creator and host of America’s Next Top Model.

  1. Cindy Crawford:

Cindy was a known name in her time but she became really popular after her shoot for the British Vogue cover. She went on to host MTV’s House of Style years later and after enjoying many years in the spotlight, she has opted to leave any form of modelling to her daughter, Kaia Gerber also a supermodel. Crawford returns to the runway occasionally however like when she walked for Versace in 2018 with some of her 90s supermodel colleague.