Helena Christensen (above in an advert for Coco de Mer) and other supermodels from the 1980s and 1990s such as Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, are still working because they appeal to wealthy women in midlife like them. Photo: Handout
Helena Christensen (above in an advert for Coco de Mer) and other supermodels from the 1980s and 1990s such as Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, are still working because they appeal to wealthy women in midlife like them. Photo: Handout
Fashion

Why original supermodels like Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer and Helena Christensen are having a renaissance decades after their debuts

  • Kendall Jenner, Bella and Gigi Hadid owe their fame to reality TV, whereas 1990s supermodels were stars of popular culture and still appeal to women in midlife
  • That’s why Kate Moss, 48, and Naomi Campbell, 52, fronted the biggest shows in Milan and Paris this season, and Helena Christensen, 53, is modelling underwear

Helena Christensen (above in an advert for Coco de Mer) and other supermodels from the 1980s and 1990s such as Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, are still working because they appeal to wealthy women in midlife like them. Photo: Handout
Helena Christensen (above in an advert for Coco de Mer) and other supermodels from the 1980s and 1990s such as Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, are still working because they appeal to wealthy women in midlife like them. Photo: Handout
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