She was also said to have started the trend for thin eyebrows, Toward the end of 1992, her name was immortalized in Ru Paul's song, "Supermodel (You Better Work)".
Evangelista made headlines in 1993 when she traveled to Australia with Claudia Schiffer for a 5-day tour, which included a news conference and a televised fashion show, as part of the grand opening of a department store.
I have to work towards my next job and maintaining my image, just like an athlete.
"When I work it can be a 16-hour day." Francois-Henri is one of the richest men in France; his company PPR has shares in luxury brands including Gucci, Stella Mc Cartney and Alexander Mc Queen.
Francois-Henri Pinault has spoken publicly for the first time about the son he fathered with supermodel Linda Evangelista.
The French businessman - married to actress Salma Hayek - is currently involved in a child support dispute with Linda, who is seeking ,000 a month.
"It says, 'It is decided that Pinault is the father is (Evangelista's son) Augustin James." Lawyers acting for Linda have requested that she receive ,000 a month from Francois-Henri, because, as a single mother, she needs financial support to pay for around-the-clock nannies and chauffeurs.
On the subject of Evangelista, Lagerfeld once uttered, "There is not another model in the world as professional as she is." for whom she first appeared in ad campaigns in 1987.
Her first major fashion magazine cover was for the November 1984 issue of L'Officiel.
Subsequently, she would go on to appear on the covers and in the pages of a variety of international publications including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Elle, W, Marie Claire, Allure, Time, Interview, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Cigar Aficionado, and i-D.
Augustin was born in October 2006 – more than eight months after Francois-Henri separated from Linda, and around the time he started dating Salma. It was only in July of this year that Francois-Henri was revealed to be Augustin's father.
In numerous interviews, Linda had described the man who fathered her son as a "New York architect".