Did you know Christy Turlington was born in Walnut Creek, California? That's not too far from San Francisco. But that's not why she captured my attention when I first saw her. Unlike her Super colleagues, Christy always had a down-to-earth aura; dramatic brows, crazy lashes, and big hair were never her thing off-camera. She left those dramatics to chameleon Linda Evangelista. What made Christy hang with the big dogs were her succulent lips and long nose. No matter how much makeup she had on or what crazy pose she did for the likes of Missoni, Calvin Klein, and Chanel, those lips and nose made her instantly identifiable. They're probably the reason she was discovered while horseback riding in San Francisco at the age of 13. Suffice to say, 27 years later, the Super has a resume that spans pages and pages. She took some time off in 2003 to get married to actor Edward Burns and have kids, but she's back with a bang.
Model Muse: Christy Turlington
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