Moss appeared on Oasis singles 'Don't Go Away' and 'Fade Away', and on the Be Here Now album, playing tambourine, Johnny Depp playing a guitar. She has appeared ...Continue
Modelling as a profession was first established in 1853 by Charles Frederick Worth, the father of haute couture. Types of modelling include: fashion, glamour, fitness, bikini, fine art, body-part, and commercial print models.
Vera Gräfin von Lehndorff-Steinort or Veruschka von Lehndorff (born 14 May 1939) is a German model, actress, and artist who was popular during the 1960s. She is known professionally as Veruschka, born Vera Gottliebe Anna Gräfin von Lehndorff-Steinort on 14 May 1939, in Königsberg, East Prussia, now known as Kaliningrad, Russia.Continue
Her father, Count von Lehndorff-Steinort was involved in a plot to assassinate Hitler in 1944 and hanged that year, when Vera was three. Her mother was arrested, and Vera and her sisters spent the rest of the war in Gestapo camps. They were reunited with their mother after the war, but the family was destitute, and ostracised by other Germans for their father's treachery.
She ended up studying textile design in Florence, where a fashion designer first asked her to model. She had first travelled to New York in 1961 as plain old Vera, but failed to secure a single booking. After retreating to Milan for a spell, she returned to take Manhattan under her new name....