Iman made it to the big time in the ’80s, appearing in several movies and TV shows and earning a rare rave from Yves-Saint Laurent, who said, “My dream woman is Iman.”
Pebbles and Whitney Houston on “Friday Night Videos,” remember that?
Naomi Campbell 1985:
Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is a British model. Scouted at the age of 15, she established herself among the top three most recognisable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and she was one of 6 models of her generation declared “supermodels” by the fashion world.
Beastie Boys and Run DMC - 1980
Whitney Houston & Michael Jackson - 1988
Whitney Houston - 1981
She started working as a fashion model after a photographer saw her at Carnegie Hall singing with her mother. Houston dabbled successfully in teen modeling, gracing the covers of such magazines as Seventeen and Glamour.
She appeared in Seventeen Magazine and became one of the first women of color to grace the cover of Seventeen magazine.
Whitney Houston Modeling - 1984
Don King, Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston & her mom Cissy Houston - 1987
Whitney Houston - 1985
Whitney with her Mom & Dad - 1985