Modeling has become a flourishing industry in China since famous French fashion designer Pierre Cardin hosted the country’s first fashion show in Beijing in 1979. The number of Chinese models has surged from a mere 11 in 1980 to nearly six million at present. However, in this somewhat cruel industry which seems suitable only for the youthful, only a handful can stand out from the pack to become highly-recognized at [ Read More ]
Candice Swanepoel is a South African model best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. In 2012, with estimated earnings of $3 million between 2010 and 2011, she came in Top 10 on the Forbes top-earning models list. She was ranked number 9 in 2013 with estimated earnings of $3.3 million. In this photos Candice Swanepoel is in golden bikini for Victoria’s Secret.
The unique miniature model of the Russian Federation, picturing the whole country from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka, is opening in St. Petersburg in 2011. In the project called “The Grandmaket” they used the ideas and techniques of the tradition of making table lay-outs of the well-known places and historical events once so popular in the Soviet Union. However, the tradition somewhat deteriorated in the post-Soviet years so the project is the [ Read More ]
In the last few years we have seen the trend of replacing models on the covers of numerous fashion magazines and commercials for cosmetics and clothing pieces, with the actresses and famous people. Models run their TV shows, fashion lines, and are involved in humanitarian organizations. Forbes has made top ten lists of the richest models: