Kim Alexis – Vanity Fair “About Face”

July, 2012: As far as the editorial world is concerned, the 1970s marked the birth of the bona fide supermodel—those select paragons of undeniable appeal who brought modeling from its seclusion within fashion circles out into the open of popular culture. Four decades later, portrait photographer and film director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders sits down with some of the most famous faces of the era to discuss their individual stories as well as the intersection of beauty and business in American culture in his new HBO documentary About Face: Supermodels Then and Now, to be released at the end of the month. Here, V.F. takes a look back at each beauty’s rise to fame