With a career spanning three decades, Naomi Campbell has cemented herself in the cultural lexicon as one of the most iconic supermodels.
Campbell, who turns 50 today, began her career in the late Eighties, walking the runways of virtually every major fashion designer where she’s produced several memorable catwalk moments that are still talked about to this day.
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Today, Campbell still makes the occasional runway appearance, but keeps them a secret until she steps foot on the catwalk. In a 2019 YouTube video, Campbell stated: “I prefer nowadays when I do shows, I don’t tell anybody. I just appear because I don’t want the pressure. You know, anything can happen.”
Campbell views every runway and designer look differently when taking the runway.
“It’s never been about showing myself,” she said in another YouTube video. “It’s about finding a character within myself to each designer that I work for in relation to the outfit that I’m