At the Sari Gueron Spring/Summer 2006 presentation in 2005, and Givenchy Spring/Summer 2015 last year. We can barely recognize the now established actress at just 18, during the season when she began to garner international notice for her show-stopping look.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Sari Gueron Spring/Summer 2006 presentation in and Givenchy Spring/Summer 2015 last year. We can barely recognize the now established actress at just during the season when she began to garner international notice for her show-stopping look.

At the Heatherette Fall/Winter 2005 show, and the Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 2015 show in September last year. Nowadays, Miranda Kerr is a household name, but she was just a fresh-faced 21-year-old when she made the move from modeling Australian surfwear to walking New York City catwalks in 2004. (Frequent appearances for then-It brand Heatherette helped put her on the map.)   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Heatherette Fall/Winter 2005 show, and the Sonia Rykiel Spring/Summer 2015 show in September . - Provided by ELLE

Walking the Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2006 show in 2005, and on the Victoria's Secret runway in 2014. We barely even recognize baby-faced Swanepoel as she makes her runway debut at Tommy Hilfiger in 2005! The then-16-year-old would sign with Victoria's Secret two years later, launching a career that's still going strong.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

In 1990 at the Donna Karan Spring/Summer 1991 show, and walking the Esteban Cortezar Spring/Summer 2004 presentation in 2003. You can't hear the word "supermodel" without immediately thinking of Crawford, who first got started in the late '80s. But it looks like her doppelganger daughter, Kaia, might be next up for the fam in the modeling biz.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

Walking the Rygy show at Sao Paolo Fashion Week in January 2000, and at the Balmain Fall/Winter 2015 presentation earlier this year. Few models have straddled the line between commercial and high fashion as expertly as Adriana Lima. After debuting at an Anna Sui show during New York Fashion Week in 1997 (at just 16 years old), Lima signed with Victoria's Secret in 1999 and had her first major runway season the next year.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Michael Vollbracht show in 1981, and announcing the "Strut: The Fashionable Mom" presentation in 2012. The Somalian-born icon hasn't been seen catwalking since she retired from modeling in 1989—unless it's for special events like this mother-geared runway show she organized in 2012.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

Walking for Calvin Klein in 1989, and in Dior's Fall/Winter 2008 Haute Couture presentation. One of the most iconic names of the original supermodel era, Evangelista launched her career at age 19 in 1984. Nowadays, she doesn't frequent the runway too often, except for occasional cameos like this Dior couture show in 2008.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

Walking for Calvin Klein in and in Dior's Fall/Winter 2008 Haute Couture presentation. - Provided by ELLE

At the Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent presentation in March 2002, and walking the Givenchy Fall/Winter 2013 show. The Russian beauty got started in the late '90s, but a major gig opening the Yves Saint Laurent presentation in 2002 (at age 20) established her as one of the biggest faces of the decade and beyond. (She's not nicknamed Supernova for nothing.)   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent presentation in March and walking the Givenchy Fall/Win. - Provided by ELLE

At the Oscar de la Renta Fall/Winter 2005 presentation, and the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show late last year. It usually takes Victoria's Secret Angels some time to earn their wings, but Kroes signed with the brand in late 2004 immediately after moving to New York City from Holland at 19. She made her runway debut during the Fall/Winter 2005 season a few months later.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Oscar de la Renta Fall/Winter 2005 presentation, and the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show late . - Provided by ELLE

At the Desigual Fall/Winter 2014 fashion show, and walking Sonia Rykiel Fall/Winter 2015 earlier this year. In just a little more than a year, Hadid has skyrocketed from reality TV teen to model of the moment.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Desigual Fall/Winter 2014 fashion show, and walking Sonia Rykiel Fall/Winter 2015 earlier this year. In just a little more than a year, Hadid has skyrocketed from reality TV teen to model of the moment.

At the Paul Smith show in 2004, and the Giles Spring/Summer 2011 show in 2010. Known best for her androgynous look and crop of platinum hair, Deyn brought some much-needed edge to the catwalk during the era when babydoll-faces like Gemma Ward and Lily Cole were the look to beat. After making her debut in London, the It Brit established herself across the pond when she walked into the New York offices of DNA Models... and was signed on the spot.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures - "e" magazine

At the Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2013 presentation, and the Chanel Fall/Winter 2015 show earlier this year.  She may already be swapping modeling for acting, but Cara's two-year catwalk career was explosive enough to launch her to mono-name status (thanks in part, of course, to those Brows). Given her close friendship with Karl Lagerfeld, however, we wouldn't be surprised to see her take a few more spins on the Chanel runway.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

At the Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2013 presentation, and the Chanel Fall/Winter 2015 show earlier . - Provided by ELLE

At the Yves Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 1988 presentation in 1987, and closing the Zac Posen Fall/Winter 2015 show earlier this year. Her now decades-long career hit octane levels in 1987 (when she was just 17), but like good friend Kate Moss, Campbell is one of the few original supermodels who still makes cameo appearances fairly frequently. Her latest: Closing Zac Posen's latest presentation in a show-stopping burgundy gown.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

Take a look back as our favorite models made their stunning catwalk debuts, in pictures.

In the Yves Saint Laurent Fall/Wnter 1999 presentation, and at the Versace Fall/Winter 2014 show last year. Tennant is an anomaly in an industry that sends teenagers up and down the catwalk; at 44, she's still a runway regular. But then again, it was unconventionality—that is, a punk-centric, androgynous look—that first launched her career in the early '90s.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures - "e" magazine

Walking the Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2008 presentation, and the H&M Fall/Winter 2016 show in March. One of the industry's highest paid faces (thanks to big-money campaigns ranging from H&M to Victoria's Secret), Chinese-born Wen got her start during the Fall/Winter 2008 show season at barely 20 years old.   - HarpersBAZAAR.com

Then and Now: 27 Supermodels' First Runway Shows, in Pictures

Walking the Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2008 presentation, and the H&M Fall/Winter 2016 show in Mar. - Provided by ELLE

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