Remember the world’s most famous supermodels from back in the day?
There was a time in the ’80s and ’90s when the likes of Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Helena Christensen, and many others dominated the runways and the fashion industry as a whole.
These women are supermodels for a reason; you won’t believe your eyes when you see their photos of then and today!
Tyra Banks, then.
Here we have supermodel and actress Tyra Banks in 1997—the year she received VH1’s “Supermodel of the Year” award.
Tyra Banks, now.
Over 20 years later in 2018, Tyra Banks is still killing it!
Heidi Klum, then.
Heidi Klum became widely known back in the day for her work as a Victoria’s Secret angel.
Heidi Klum, now.
And she’s still going strong as the host of Project Runway (among many other projects).
Patricia Velásquez, then.
Model Patricia Velásquez’s career took off in the early 2000s.
She’s been doing important work since her rise to modeling fame. See what she’s been up to on the next page!
Patricia Velásquez, now.
Velásquez, the world’s first openly lesbian Latina supermodel, now focuses on charity work; she founded a non-profit to help indigenous groups in her native country Venezuela.
Helena Christensen, then.
Helena Christensen’s rise to supermodel fame in the 90s culminated in her being one of the most popular models of her time.
Helena Christensen, now.
As fierce as ever, Christensen holds the record for most ELLE covers for a model (she’s been on the cover 117 times).
Kate Moss, then.
Kate Moss made her name in the mid-90s, specializing in ‘grunge’ chic.
Kate Moss, now.
Moss has been keeping busy modeling, designing, and making the occasional cameo in movies.
Read on to see the time lapse on one of the most iconic supermodels of the 90s!
Elle Macpherson, then.
Elle Macpherson was catapulted into notoriety in the 1980s, becoming part of new “generation” of supermodels including Helena Christensen, Naomi Campbell, and others.
Elle Macpherson, now.
Looking amazing as ever, Macpherson’s work has expanded into acting and philanthropy in the years since, in addition to modeling.
Gisele Bündchen, then.
More recently, Gisele Bündchen found success as a supermodel in the late 1990s.
Gisele Bündchen, now.
Bündchen continues to appear in modeling campaigns, even taking to the catwalk for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil.
Christy Turlington, then.
Christy Turlington’s modeling career in the 90s made her recognized as one of the greatest models of all time.
She’s done some amazing things since then, too; check out what she looks like today (and what she’s doing) on the next page!
Christy Turlington, now.
Turlington has since turned to humanitarian pursuits, earning a Master’s degree in Public Health and serving on Harvard’s Global Health Council.
Cindy Crawford, then.
Crawford was a constant presence in the fashion world throughout the 80s and 90s as one of the more well-known supermodels of the time.
Cindy Crawford, now.
Though still appearing in magazines, Crawford quit full-time modeling in 2000. She continues to show the world what a boss she is through her business ventures and charity work.
Naomi Campbell, then.
Naomi Campbell’s international success came in the late 80s, throughout the 90s, when she was among the top three most in-demand models of the time.
Naomi Campbell, now.
Naomi Campbell continues to slay as a model, actress, and through her work as an activist.