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Claudia Schiffer born 25 August 1970 is a German model and creative director of her own clothing label. Schiffer rose to popularity and became a household name during the early 1990s as one of the world’s most successful models.

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In her early career, she was said to resemble Brigitte Bardot. She appeared on more than 1000 magazine covers and continues to front global campaigns for luxury fashion and fragrance houses. In 2002, Forbes estimated her net worth at about US$55 million (£38 million).

Chanel 1995 Claudia Schiffer.
Chanel 1995 Claudia Schiffer.
Versace, s/s 1995. Claudia for Versace, s/s 1995
Versace, s/s 1995. Claudia for Versace, s/s 1995
Claudia Schiffer photographed by Hans Feurer for Elle France, May 1992.
Claudia Schiffer photographed by Hans Feurer for Elle France, May 1992.
Claudia Schiffer-1992 Versace
Claudia Schiffer-1992 Versace
Claudia for Chanel, s/s 1992
Claudia for Chanel, s/s 1992
Claudia Schiffer wearing Chanel in 1992.
Claudia Schiffer wearing Chanel in 1992.
Thierry Mugler Winter 1995 / Claudia Schiffer
Thierry Mugler Winter 1995 / Claudia Schiffer
Claudia Schiffer, Chanel, 1992.
Claudia Schiffer, Chanel, 1992.
US Vogue January 1992 Claudia Schiffer by Marc Hispard and Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele
US Vogue January 1992 Claudia Schiffer by Marc Hispard and Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele
Claudia Schiffer at Valentino haute couture s/s 1995.
Claudia Schiffer at Valentino haute couture s/s 1995.

Schiffer completed her education and then began to work as a model. She flew out to Paris for a trial photo shoot and soon after she appeared on the cover of French Elle after being well received in Paris. In the early 1990s, she starred in the highly publicised Guess? Jeans campaigns. Paul Marciano said in E! Forbes Top 15 Supermodel Beauties Who Made Bank, “Guess name became really much more known around the world because of Claudia”.

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After several other magazine appearances including the cover of British Vogue shot by Herb Ritts, Schiffer quickly achieved supermodel status and was selected by Karl Lagerfeld to become the new face of Chanel.She went on to become world famous, instantly recognisable with her blue eyes, blonde hair and tall figure, standing at 1.81 m (approx. 5 ft 11 in.).

Vogue, November 1999: As a celebration of the Millennium Special
Vogue, November 1999: As a celebration of the Millennium Special

Schiffer appeared on the November 1999 millennium cover of Vogue as one of the “Modern Muses”. Named as one of the most beautiful women in the world, her ability to appeal to a global audience has assured an internationally successful career spanning more than 25 years.

 Claudia Schiffer, Vogue December 1991
Claudia Schiffer, Vogue December 1991

Schiffer was the first model to make the covers of Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and People and has appeared numerous times on covers of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Cosmopolitan and Time. Schiffer has appeared on the catwalk for numerous fashion houses, including Versace, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel and Valentino.

Valentino F/W 1995Model : Claudia Schiffer
Valentino F/W 1995Model : Claudia Schiffer

As well as endorsing luxury brands, Schiffer has appeared as the face of high street retailers including Mango and Accessorize, and had her ears pierced for the first time specially for the 2006 Autumn/Winter Accessorize campaign.She has also featured in commercials for Pepsi and Fanta. From her appearances in a 1998 Citroën advertisement she allegedly earned £3 million. Schiffer still holds a contract with L’Oréal and is one of their longest standing ambassadors.

Claudia Schiffer at Chanel haute couture s/s 1995
Claudia Schiffer at Chanel haute couture s/s 1995
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claudia schiffer

Karl Lagerfeld photographed Schiffer for a Dom Pérignon campaign, around 17 years after her first appearance for Chanel. Schiffer has appeared in recent campaigns for Chanel, YSL, Salvatore Ferragamo and Dolce & Gabbana. Most recently she appeared as the face of the Chanel A/W11 Eyewear Campaign She is signed to a few agencies solely for her modelling interests including d’management group in Milan, 1/One Management in New York City and Marilyns in Paris. Her mother agency is Model Management in Hamburg. Schiffer was a judge on Fashion Fringe in 2011. In 2012, she posed again for Guess black and white ads marking the brand’s 30th anniversary.

Chanel Resort 2011 collection presented in St. Tropez
Chanel Resort 2011 collection presented in St. Tropez
Versace Couture S/S 1995. Nadja Auerman & Claudia Schiffer by Richard Avedon for Versace Couture
Versace Couture S/S 1995. Nadja Auerman & Claudia Schiffer by Richard Avedon for Versace Couture
spring–summer 1995. Claudia Schiffer, in Thierry Mugler,
spring–summer 1995. Claudia Schiffer, in Thierry Mugler,
Claudia Sciffer Versace Ad 1994
Claudia Schiffer Versace Ad 1994
Claudia Schiffer Vogue Spain Septiembre 2011
Claudia Schiffer Vogue Spain Septiembre 2011
Claudia Schiffer, VOGUE, April 2014
Claudia Schiffer, VOGUE, April 2014
Claudia Schiffer in A/W 2014 campaign for Dolce and Gabbana.
Claudia Schiffer in A/W 2014 campaign for Dolce and Gabbana.
Claudia Schiffer for Dolce & Gabbana, Photo by Domenico Dolce, F/W 2014.
Claudia Schiffer for Dolce & Gabbana, Photo by Domenico Dolce, F/W 2014.
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