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Naomi Campbell’s best runway moments

From the performance for Gianni Versace with the other top models of the '90s to the fall on Vivienne Westwood's catwalk

Naomi Campbell’s best runway moments From the performance for Gianni Versace with the other top models of the '90s to the fall on Vivienne Westwood's catwalk
Perry Ellis SS 1993
Azzedine Alaïa SS 1990
Chanel SS 1993
Christian Dior FW 2007 HC
Tommy Hilfiger FW 2020
Julien Macdonald SS 2003
Tommy Hilfiger SS 1997
Chanel FW 1994
Versace SS 1996
Guy Laroche FW 1990 HC
Valentino FW 1991 HC
Saint Laurent SS 2020
Miu Miu Resort 2019
Anna Sui SS 1993
Richard Tyler FW 1994
Versace SS 2018
Valentino SS 2019
Versace SS 2017
Byblos SS 1993
Versace FW 1991
Victoria's Secret 1998
Heatherette SS 2004
Dolce & Gabbana SS 2003
Chanel FW 1996 HC
John Galliano SS 1995
Vivienne Westwood FW 1991
Givenchy SS 2016
Jean Paul Gaultier SS 2002 HC
Chanel SS 1994
Guy Laroche SS 1994 HC
Chanel SS 1993 HC
Yves Saint Laurent FW 2002 HC
Esteban Cortazar SS 2005
Victoria's Secret 2005
Thierry Mugler SS 1992
Dolce & Gabbana SS 2019
Off-White SS 2018
Louis Vuitton FW 2018
Vivienne Westwood FW 1994
Versace FW 1997 HC
Versace SS 1998
Azzedine Alaïa FW 1991
Louis Vuitton SS 2008
Christian Dior FW 1997
Versace SS 1992 HC
Fendi SS 1992

Naomi. Just the name. That's all you need, and you know who we're talking about. Today, as before.
Beautiful, statuesque, charismatic, proud, moody. Naomi Campbell is one of the most unforgettable supermodels ever. Born in London on May 22nd 1970, she began her career in 1978, at only 8 years old, appearing in Bob Marley's music video Is this love. At the age of 16, she was on the cover of Elle UK, she made her debut on the catwalk for Azzedine Alaïa, whose muse she became, and in 1987 Terence Donovan immortalized her for the famous Pirelli calendar. She entered the history of fashion as the first black model to be featured on the cover of French Vogue and TIME magazine, to modelled and opened a Prada show in 1997 and, still for the Italian brand, the only black model shot by Steven Meisel in an iconic advertising campaign. Campbell's true consecration came in the following decade. 

Together with Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista she formed The Trinity and then, with the addition of Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford and her BFF Kate Moss, the Big Six, the queens of the 1990s catwalks. Friend and muse of Gianni Versace and Kim Jones, she was photographed by the most important photographers of the century, from Peter Lindbergh to Jean-Paul Goude, but her moments on the catwalk are unforgettable. Her ebony skin, almond-shaped eyes, captivating smile, firm gaze and, above all, an unmistakable, sinuous and feline stride like that of a panther have made her one of the top models most loved by designers. She sang George Michael's Freedom for Versace, fell during a Vivienne Westwood show, danced for Tommy Hilfiger, hold a gun for Versace, hold Kim Jones' hand during his farewell collection for Louis Vuitton and cried during the show in Piazza di Spagna shortly after Gianni Versace's death. She was so iconic that she even managed to turn her one-week community service sentence into an off-calendar fashion show in New York City, wearing a series of incredible outfits. 

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Black Venus, we chose her 50 best runway moments.

Versace SS 1992 HC
Victoria's Secret 2005
Fendi SS 1992
Yves Saint Laurent FW 2002 HC
Esteban Cortazar SS 2005
Christian Dior FW 1997
Louis Vuitton SS 2008
Azzedine Alaïa FW 1991
Versace SS 1998
Versace FW 1991
Victoria's Secret 1998
Heatherette SS 2004
Chanel SS 1993 HC
Guy Laroche SS 1994 HC
Chanel SS 1994
Jean Paul Gaultier SS 2002 HC
Givenchy SS 2016
Vivienne Westwood FW 1991
John Galliano SS 1995
Chanel FW 1996 HC
Dolce & Gabbana SS 2003
Versace FW 1997 HC
Vivienne Westwood FW 1994
Louis Vuitton FW 2018
Tommy Hilfiger FW 2020
Perry Ellis SS 1993
Azzedine Alaïa SS 1990
Chanel SS 1993
Christian Dior FW 2007 HC
Miu Miu Resort 2019
Anna Sui SS 1993
Richard Tyler FW 1994
Valentino SS 2019
Julien Macdonald SS 2003
Tommy Hilfiger SS 1997
Chanel FW 1994
Off-White SS 2018
Dolce & Gabbana SS 2019
Thierry Mugler SS 1992
Byblos SS 1993
Versace SS 2017
Versace SS 2018
Versace SS 1996
Guy Laroche FW 1990 HC
Valentino FW 1991 HC
Saint Laurent SS 2020