THERE’S A REFERENCE IN MODELING THAT CAPTURES A CERTAIN ERA: “B.C.,” AS IN “BEFORE CINDY.” CINDY CRAWFORD ENTREPRENEURIAL SUPERMODEL TALKS TO OCEAN BLUE ABOUT WORKING WITH ICONS, BREAKING THE GLASS CEILING AND AGING NOT JUST GRACEFULLY BUT SPECTACULARLY.
She consistently ranks in the upper echelon on the World’s Sexiest People lists. In 1995, Forbes magazine named her the highest paid model on the planet ignited the fashion world when she appeared on the cover of Vogue at the tender age of 21, with her killer figure, signature birthmark, and otherworldly appeal. Crawford was a brand-
More than 25 years later, the entrepreneurial supermodel talks to Ocean Blue about working with icons, breaking the glass ceiling and aging not just gracefully but spectacularly.
The Illinois native’s achievements can be credited to her consistent professionalism and keen business savvy. Omega, Revlon and Pepsi offered long-
“I like to work. The self-
esteem and satisfaction that I get from working makes me a better person, which makes me a better mom…”
Crawford is a devoted mother to her two children and continues to endorse a variety of entrepreneurial and charitable projects. In 2005, she created a line of beauty products with Jean-
“If I had to label my supermodel moment, I would say it was that Versace show when Naomi, Linda, Christy, and I all came out together. We had just done the George Michael video for “Freedom,” and George was in the front row, and we came out skipping and holding hands. It felt like the stars had aligned.”
Cindy Crawford first came to Mexico’s Baja Peninsula twenty-
“Cindy changed the perception of the ‘sexy American girl’ from classic blue eyed blonde to a more sultry brunette with brains, charm, and professionalism to spare…”