17 Old-School Supermodels Who Ruled the Runway This Season

by Aria Darcella

This season’s biggest trend? Familiar faces. A number of old-school supermodels came back to the runway for the first time in years. Here were some of the biggest catwalk appearances.

1. Christy Turlington
Turlington appeared on the runway for the first time in 25 years at Marc Jacobs’ show.

Marc Jacobs Fall 2019

2. Stephanie Seymour
The ’90s Super graced the Versace runway in Milan.

Versace Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

3. Grace Jones
The 70-year-old model/actress/singer/icon closed Tommy Hilfiger’s show in nothing but a bodysuit, a blazer, and boots.

Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2019

4. Pat Cleveland
Cleveland had a stellar season, walking in three major shows across two cities: Naeem Khan and Hellesy in New York, and Tommy Hilfiger in Paris.

5. Patti Hansen
The ’70s bombshell closed Michael Kors‘ ’70s-themed show.

Michael Kors Collection Fall 2019

6. Beverley Johnson
Johson was the first African-American model on the cover of American Vogue. She was among the many old-school supermodels to grace Tommy Hilfiger’s runway.

Tommy Hilfiger Spring 2019

7. Lily Cole
The Brit hasn’t been on the runway in years. Suddenly this season she was on two: Alexander McQueen and Simone Rocha.

8. Christie Brinkley
Brinkley had a cute moment on Elie Tahari’s runway when she hive-fived her daughter, Sailor, who also walked the show.

Elie Tahari Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

9. Veronica Webb
This ’90s model took part in Batsheva Hay’s performance presentation, and then walked a more traditional runway at Tommy Hilfiger.

10. Paulina Porizkova
The Czech model hit the runway for the first time as a blonde.

Jiri Kalfar Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

11. Alva Chinn
The Halstonette returned to the runway for Naeem Khan.

Naeem Khan Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

12. Carol Alt
Alt closed Dennis Basso’s runway in a beautiful ballgown.

Dennis Basso Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

13. Tatjana Patitz
Tatjana looked as good as ever on the Etro runway!

Etro Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

14. Karen Bjornson
Bjornson took to the runway with Pat Cleveland and Alva Chinn for Naeem Khan’s grand finale.

Naeem Khan Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

15. Shalom Harlow
Harlow made her triumphant return to the runway for Versace’s Spring 2019 collection. She was an obvious choice for the brand to open Fall ’19.

Versace Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

16. Gemma Ward
Ward was queen of the runway in the early ’00s. After taking a break to focus on her health she is slowly returning to her old stomping grounds. This season she walked for Etro.

Etro Fall 2019 (firstVIEW)

17. Caroline Trentini
Another early ’00s star, Trentini had a busy runway season walking for Tom Ford, Brandon Maxwell, The Row, and Michael Kors.

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