Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion

MON, FEB 23, 2015 (59:48)

Nigel Barker—fashion authority, photographer, and host of Oxygen's The Face—presents 50 of the most influential models from the 1940s to today. Interweaving 200 gorgeous photographs and informative and entertaining anecdotes, Models of Influence profiles 50 women who have made an unforgettable impression on fashion, the modeling industry, and our notions of beauty. Nigel Barker showcases each model's incandescent style—that special something that sets her apart, whether it's her unique physicality, a daring approach to image-making, or a particular energy that reflects the zeitgeist. Here, too, are models who broke the mold in their respective eras and turned the standard notion of beauty on its head.

+ BIO: Nigel Barker

Nigel Barker is a fashion photographer whose images have been printed in many major magazines. The host of Oxygen's The Face, Nigel was also a judge on America's Next Top Model for nine years. He directs and produces films and documentaries, many of which are devoted to his humanitarian work for organizations such as the Humane Society of the United States, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. He lives in New York City with his wife, Cristen, and their two children, Jack and Jasmine.

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