Topic: Paolo Roversi

Models of the Decade: Gemma Ward

Models of the Decade: Gemma Ward

One of the most sensational models that ever was: Gemma Ward floated onto the catwalks in 2003 (as a Prada exclusive, no less) and changed the game. She was followed by an endless stream of babydoll-faced models like Vlada Roslyakova, Heather Marks, Lily Cole, and Lisa Cant, all with wideset eyes, narrow jaws and tip-tilt pouts. None of them had quite the alien beauty and ethereal poise of Gemma, who went on to be the face of Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, YSL, Valentino, Louis Vuitton… She quit modeling in 2009 (though she’s rumored to return) after dominating the decade and making a permanent mark on fashion. More »

Models of the Decade: Natalia Vodianova

Models of the Decade: Natalia Vodianova

The Russian-born supe with the wide eyes and big heart burst out of the gate in early-2000 and didn’t take long to land every major catwalk, bluechip campaign and magazine cover under the sun. Tom Ford even called her the “most beautiful girl in the world.” There’s nothing to say about this real-life Cinderella that hasn’t been said already, so let’s appreciate her iconic face with a gallery. More »