Linda Evangelista is a Canadian fashion model who was among the five supermodels of her time. From her very childhood, she started showing an interest in fashion and began her training at the age of twelve, first at a self-improvement class and then at a modeling school, in no time receiving small assignments in her locality. However, her career did not set off until she was sent to Paris by her agency, New York’s Elite Model Management. There, at the age of nineteen, she debuted on magazine cover with L'Officiel’s November issue, eventually appearing on covers and also in the pages of a variety of international publications including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour, Cosmopolitan etc. Concurrently, she also began to appear on runways and worked with all the prominent photographers of her time, becoming muse for many of them. Today, she is considered a beauty icon and an inspiration to many celebrities.