The term supermodel refers to a highly-paid fashion model who usually has a worldwide reputation and often a background in haute couture and commercial modeling. The term became prominent in the popular culture of the 1980s. Supermodels usually work for top fashion designers and famous clothing brands. They have multi-million dollar contracts, endorsements and campaigns. They have branded themselves as household names and worldwide recognition is associated with their modeling careers. They have been on the covers of prestigiuous magazines such as French, British and Italian Vogue. Claudia Schiffer stated, "In order to become a supermodel one must be on all the covers all over the world at the same time so that people can recognise the girls." An early use of the term "supermodel" appeared in 1891 in an interview with artist Henry Stacy Marks for The Strand Magazine, in which Marks told journalist Harry How, "A good many models are addicted to...
In 2004, she and her boyfriend, Leonardo DiCaprio, visited the "Xingu", a famous Brazilian Indian Reserve. The visit was made almost anonymously. more »
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I express my sincere thanks to Supermodel Alesia Raut who not only trained me to do proper ramp walking but also encouraged me to face the ramp boldly. Though she has never been associated with Femina Miss India as a participant but has been training the girls for quite some time. Her endeavor in taking the pageant to an international level has been significant. The contestants come from various cities with different cultures of India but her style of training make them more »