They say blondes have more fun and when it comes to models, there is certainly something special about these golden haired beauties. From Candice Swanepoel to Hailey Baldwin and Claudia Schiffer, check out ten blonde models who rule the fashion world. Whether they lead on social media, the runway or fashion covers, these models prove that light tresses can really add the wow factor. If you are looking to lighten your locks, check out these blonde models for inspiration.
TOP BLONDE MODELS
Kate Moss popularized the heroin chic look of the 1990s and rose to fame for her Calvin Klein campaigns. Over thirty years later, and this blonde beauty continues to grace A-list magazine covers and land top-tier fashion campaigns for the likes of Burberry, Versace, Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen. Talk about blonde ambition!
This blonde stunner cemented her career as a Victoria’s Secret Angel for two years. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has now gone on to designing her own line of lingerie for Marks & Spencer. And her golden blonde waves even landed her a gig as brand ambassador for beauty and lifestyle brand Moroccan Oil.
Hailey Baldwin aka Mrs. Bieber is one of the top blonde models in the world. Campaigns for brands like H&M, Ralph Lauren, Guess and Topshop make her a leading name. And with a recent American Vogue cover under her belt, it looks like her career can only be on the upswing.
Claudia Schiffer is considered on the original supermodels of the 1980s. The German beauty’s light blonde tresses have landed her campaigns with Chanel, Versace and Revlon. In recent years, Claudia teamed up with Schwarzkopf for a hair care line where she promotes her own personal shade of blonde.
Appearing as a three-time Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model, Kate Upton’s blonde bombshell persona has made her own of the most popular models of the past decade. Dabbling in acting, Kate also ranked #1 for Maxim Hot 100’s list in 2018. Talk about an impressive resume!
As the top supermodel of the noughties, Gisele Bundchen’s shade of blonde is a rich dark honey hue. Forbes consistently ranks her as one of the world’s highest paid models and those blonde tresses even landed her a lucrative Pantene haircare contract. Not to mention, Gisele appeared in advertisements for labels like Versace, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga.
Former blonde vs model Karlie Kloss used to sport light brown hair, but then she went over to the blonde side in 2014. The change landed her a contract with haircare and beauty brand L’Oreal Paris. Karlie has also grabbed mainstream attention by appearing on Netflix’s ‘Bill Nye Saves The World’ and being named the new host of Bravo’s ‘Project Runway’.
A relative newcomer on the scene, Gigi Hadid’s blonde locks have landed her appearances in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue as well as a Guess campaign. This model looks to be on her way to supermodel status thanks to her numerous Instagram followers. Collaborations with brands such as Maybelline, Vogue Eyewear, Tommy Hilfiger and Reebok prove she can also design. Although some people may think she had plastic surgery work done, Dr. LaBarbera at Jude LaBarbera MD Plastic Surgery says that “I would say that most women celebrities, and many men, get some kind of cosmetic work done at some point in their life. This can range from something as small as botox to something as dramatic as a facelift.”
One of Victoria’s Secret models with blonde hair just so happens to be Candice Swanepoel. The South African model was first signed as an Angel in 2010, and has since gone on to appear in campaigns for Versace, Tom Ford and other top brands. This hot blonde can do high fashion and commercial work. She also unveiled her own swimsuit line in 2018.
As the third most followed model on Instagram, you can not count Cara Delevingne out as one of the world’s leading blondes. Her campaigns include illustrious names like Chanel, Fendi, Burberry and Saint Laurent. Cara also made a transition into acting appearing in films such as ‘Paper Towns’, ‘Suicide Squad’ and ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’