Supermodel Cindy Crawford in her well-worn Levi’s 501 jeans, 1989.

This portrait of America’s most celebrated fashion model Cindy crawford was taken in 1989, shot by Antoine Verglas very early on in his career for Elle France magazine, featuring the most famous models of the time in the confidential setting of their own NYC apartment.

In 1989, Crawford was host of MTV House of Style, and starred in the famous Pepsi commercial and Pepsi Stuff advertising. A year laterin January, she appeared alongside top models Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Tatjana Patitz, and Naomi Campbell on the cover of the January 1990 Edition of British Vogue magazine.

“Super Model Cindy Crawford by Super Photographer Herb Ritts,” Playboy July 1988. Gelatin Silver, circa 1992. “Herb saw the best in everyone, so that’s how he photographed you.”

Crawford’s famous TV commercial that introduced Pepsi’s new can designs aired during the 1992 Super Bowl. The ad featured two kids watching as the biggest supermodel in the world, Cindy Crawford, stopped by a vending machine to purchase a Pepsi. Rather than focus on Crawford , the two kids marveled at the new Pepsi can.

Cindy Crawford on the set of her famous 1992 Pepsi commercial tat aired during the Super Bowl.
Cindy Crawford’s 1992 Pepsi commercial unveiling Pepsi’s new can design during the Super Bowl.

In 1992 Jon Bon Jovi released a cover version of the famous, “Please Come Home for Christmas,” originally released in 1960 by blues singer Charles Brown, and the song has been covered by many artists including The Eagles in 1978. Bon Jovi released his version of the classic Christmas song, with cover art that included a picture of Cindy Crawford and Jon Bon Jovi. The legendary photographer, Herb Ritts, shot the music video, plus the photo for the cover art.

Well into her fifties, Cindy Crawford looks better than ever. These shots of the iconic fashion supermodel were taken for Cindy Crawford’s 2017 RE/DONE Jean collection designed to reflect the perfect 1990s denim.