Claudia Schiffer, lauded as one of the foremost German supermodels of the 1990s, remains a subject of widespread admiration, even as she ages with grace. Her figure, particularly her slender waistline, remains the object of envy for many. Despite the passage of time, Claudia’s striking beauty continues to captivate audiences and cement her status as a timeless icon of the fashion industry. Despite her success, Claudia’s early years were marked by self-doubt about her height and slender figure, which ironically paved the way for her successful modeling career.During her time as a student, Schiffer ventured out to a club in Dusseldorf where she happened to cross paths with a model scout from Metropolitan Models agency. After identifying Claudia’s promising potential in the modeling field, he recommended that she set her sights on Paris as a destination to pursue her career. Despite the scout’s encouragement, Claudia found it difficult to accept her newfound success. After her initial photo shoot, she experienced feelings of imposter syndrome, convinced that she was not meant to be there and that her presence in the industry was nothing more than a fortunate accident.Fortunately, Claudia’s journey in the modeling industry proved to be a successful one. With her appearance on the cover of Elle magazine in France and her debut at Chanel, she quickly caught the eye of renowned designer Karl Lagerfeld, who saw her as a muse and compared her to the iconic Brigitte Bardot.In the following decade, Schiffer’s career continued to soar as she gained international recognition. She made a name for herself as a prominent figure in New York Fashion Week, signed a lucrative deal with L’Oreal, and even was chosen to represent of the trendy Fashion Café restaurant.
For a long time, Claudia was the highest-paid model in the world: in 2000, Forbes magazine estimated her annual income at $9 million.
Schiffer then and now.
Despite the passage of time, Claudia’s physical appearance remains strikingly similar to her iconic look from the 1990s. Her well-known figure-measuring 90-60-90 at a height of 180cm and eight of 60 kg – helped catapult her to fame during that era. However, Claudia has continued to maintain her physique through consistent exercise, proper nutrition, and a commitment to healthy living. Claudia has frequently attributed her impressive figure to a combination of staying hydrated with water and consuming nutritious foods, while avoiding sweets and fast food.
In contrast to her vibrant looks from the 90s, Claudia’s makeup approach has evolved to become more subdued and natural. Her current makeup style typically involves a nude palette, with just a touch of eyeliner to enhance her features.Claudia has always embraced her natural hair color an remained consistent in her persona. Her approach to style reflects her German roots, emphasizing neatness and organization. It’s no surprise that she was recently named “ Woman of the Year “ for 2020 by GQ magazine, given her unwavering commitment to her values and approach to life.