Blonde Bombshell: Claudia Schiffer

Claudia Schiffer turns 47 today. Often referred to as the second coming of Brigitte Bardot, the German supermodel became a favourite of fashion editors and designers alike throughout the Nineties and Noughties, after landing multimillion-dollar beauty contracts and the most exclusive of magazine covers. To celebrate her birthday, MOJEH looks back at the bedroom-eyed beauty’s most memorable fashion moments, both on the catwalk and off.

1992: Schiffer wears a cinnamon-hued knitted dress and shoulder bag, while simultaneously sporting a head of golden tightly wound curls.

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1992: Schiffer wears a cinnamon-hued knitted dress and shoulder bag, while simultaneously sporting a head of golden tightly wound curls.

1992: Later that year she’s spotted lounging casually with friend and fellow supermodel Naomi Campbell in a seductive all-in-black ensemble.

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1992: Later that year she’s spotted lounging casually with friend and fellow supermodel Naomi Campbell in a seductive all-in-black ensemble.

1994: On the runway, a heavy-fringed Schiffer turns heads in an extraordinarily modern ensemble on behalf of Christian Dior, worn with ruby-red lips and a dramatic cateye.

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1994: On the runway, a heavy-fringed Schiffer turns heads in an extraordinarily modern ensemble on behalf of Christian Dior, worn with ruby-red lips and a dramatic cateye.

1995: Looking plush and comfy in a velvet-tailored suit. An oversized collar and cinched-in waist adds an ultra-feminine feel to this otherwise masculine style.

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1995: Looking plush and comfy in a velvet-tailored suit. An oversized collar and cinched-in waist adds an ultra-feminine feel to this otherwise masculine style.

1996: Pretty in pink – Schiffer stalks the runway for Yves Saint Laurent in a figure-fitting dress, which features a jet-black pencil skirt, which is superbly paired with a glossy shirt-like top.

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1996: Pretty in pink – Schiffer stalks the runway for Yves Saint Laurent in a figure-fitting dress, which features a jet-black pencil skirt, which is superbly paired with a glossy shirt-like top.

2004: This splendid Alexander McQueen floor-length metallic gown highlights Schiffer’s womanly figure, while shimmering silver accents her pale complexion and fair hair.

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2004: This splendid Alexander McQueen floor-length metallic gown highlights Schiffer’s womanly figure, while shimmering silver accents her pale complexion and fair hair.

2008: Schiffer made headlines after attending the 2008 Met Gala Red Carpet event in this fairytale-like light blue one shoulder formal prom dress.

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2008: Schiffer made headlines after attending the 2008 Met Gala Red Carpet event in this fairytale-like light blue one shoulder formal prom dress.

2010: Fresh-faced and beautiful, the supermodel is spotted at Paris Fashion Week as she prepares for Chanel’s spring/summer10 runway show.

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2010: Fresh-faced and beautiful, the supermodel is spotted at Paris Fashion Week as she prepares for Chanel’s spring/summer10 runway show.

2011: Never one to miss a good party, Schiffer opts for a tantalisingly-sheer black bodice gown for the Cannes Film Festival in France.

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2011: Never one to miss a good party, Schiffer opts for a tantalisingly-sheer black bodice gown for the Cannes Film Festival in France.

2013: Photographed while shopping on the streets of London, tanned knee-high boots are worn with skinny-fit jeans and an oversized navy blue scarf.

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2013: Photographed while shopping on the streets of London, tanned knee-high boots are worn with skinny-fit jeans and an oversized navy blue scarf.

2015: It may have been chilly on the red or, in this case, blue carpet, but Schiffer continues to smile prior to the Eddie The Eagle movie premiere in London.

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2015: It may have been chilly on the red or, in this case, blue carpet, but Schiffer continues to smile prior to the Eddie The Eagle movie premiere in London.

2017: Earlier this year, the German beauty exuded elegance in a metallic pleated maxi-dress as she arrives for the Serpentine Gallery’s summer party.

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2017: Earlier this year, the German beauty exuded elegance in a metallic pleated maxi-dress as she arrives for the Serpentine Gallery’s summer party.