As a world renowned supermodel of the ’80s and ’90s,
Christy Turlington has become a staple in the fashion crowd. Although perhaps most notorious for representing Calvin Klein in the Eternity campaign in 1989 (and then reprising the role in 2014), over the years, Turlington has added philanthropist, actress, and film director to her ever-growing list of titles. In recent years, the model has used her own spotlight to give light to causes she believes in, including founding Every Mother Counts, non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for mothers across the world. Through all of these roles, she has continued to show off her elegant and sophisticated fashion sense both on and off the red carpet. As a supermodel, Turlington embodied every designer’s ultimate muse, and as a style icon, she is consistently polished and chic in a way that always has us wanting to see more! Here, we take a look back at Christy Turlington’s best looks throughout the years.
Turlington has been killing it at street style since the early 90’s. Here, she wears a flowing pastel look during New York Fashion Week, on her way to walk in Ralph Lauren’s runway show. 1993.
Turlington represented Calvin Klein for an in store appearance at Macy’s Herald Square in New York City. 1998.
Turlington wore all leather to the VH1/Vogue Fashion awards in a nude skirt, fitted black jacket, and strappy sandals, with a choker necklace to finish the look. 1999.
Turlington went from runway to front row at the Marc Jacobs Spring 2003 runway show at Bryant Park, where she wore a trend setting ‘going out top’ and ultra flattering wide leg pants. 2002.
Turlington looked radiant in a casual denim look as she launched her spring 2005 Puma Nuala Range line at Selfridges in London. 2005.
Turlington wore an incredibly chic, sheer black dress to Riverkeeper’s Annual Benefit Gala at Chelsea Piers in New York. She finished the look with timeless pointed pumps and a simple black bag. 2005.
Turlington took a step away from wearing black at Vanity Fair’s 6th Annual Tribeca Film Festival opening night party in a sweet and flirty floral dress. 2007.
Turlington wowed on the red carpet as she arrived at the Poiret: King of Fashion Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, wearing an embroidered teal gown and simple jewelry. 2007.
The following year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Cosutume Gala celebrated ‘Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy’ and the model made one of her best red carpet looks yet. This scarlet gown by Escada was absolute elegance. 2008.
Turlington continued to shine on the red carpet at the 36th film society of Lincoln Center’s Gala Tribute Honoring Tom Hanks, wearing a gown from the Bottega Veneta Fall 2009 collection. The gown was simple but complicated, and her understated beauty look truly made the look stand out in the best way. 2009.
At the Fifth Annual Important Dinner for Women in New York City, Turlington wore an understated black, long sleeve dress that made for an incredibly radiant and chic finish. 2010.
Turlington’s look at the 2011 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute was a girlier approach to her traditional style. 2011.
Turlington tried out a green dress that was fresh and fun at the Women for Women International Gala at the Museum of Modern Art. 2011.
Turlington arrived at the Charles James: Beyond Fashion Costume Institute Gala on her husband’s arm wearing a low cut black gown that was incredibly glamorous. 2014.
Turlington celebrated New York Fashion Week with Mabelline New York wearing a fun and sporty jumpsuit. 2015.
Turlington attended the 102nd White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, with husband, Edward Burns, wearing a stunning black gown, finishing the look with a pop of color in red shoes. 2016.
Turlington was glowing at the Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit, wearing an embroidered, sheer black gown. 2016.
Turlington tried out the ever-popular pink trend as she made her way to the Valentino pre-fall 2017 runway show dinner. 2017.
Turlington attended the Lycee Francais de New York Gala in a glamorously embellished black gown. This look is a step away from her usually understated looks, but carried with her incredible elegance. 2017.