Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. The word " supermodel " was first coined in by artist Henry Stacy Marks. In an interview with The Strand Magazine , Marks told journalist Harry How , " A good many models are addicted to drink, and, after sitting a while, will suddenly go to sleep. Then I have had what I call the 'super' model. You know the sort of man; he goes in for theatrical effect.
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What differentiates supermodels from everyone else? Due to their fame and wealth, most of them become actresses, businesswomen, and industry icons. Scroll down for our list of the most famous models — these females are the very definition of strong, sexy, and successful! Has worked with: Givenchy, Birkenstock, Volkswagen. Most famous for: Being a part of the Kardashian-Jenner family and a heavily-criticised Pepsi commercial. Has worked with: Armani, Burberry, Benetton.
Models are the faces of the fashion industry. People might think their job is just sitting around looking pretty, but it's a tough industry. The worrying obsession with staying thin is well-known, and in recent years horror stories about the sexual harassment and abuse models face in everyday work have come to the surface. It takes a strong person to take on the harsh world of fashion and still deliver a gorgeous photo at any given moment. So then, what separates a model from a supermodel?
For Maxim's Hot , we looked for beautiful and bold women who use their platforms—whether Instagram or celebrity megaphone—to define and express themselves. They are actresses, athletes, musicians, and models, yes, but also brand builders, entrepreneurs, and voices of a generation. Kylie Jenner kyliejenner Big sister Kim may have six million more followers on Instagram, but Kylie is the Kardashian of the moment. Bella Hadid bellahadid She may have only Gigi Hadid gigihadid With designing and photography stints at Tommy Hilfiger and Versus Versace, respectively, Gigi isn't settling for being merely the most sought-after model in the world.