What It Was Like to Be a Catwalk Model 30 Years Ago

It would be hard to imagine the fashion landscape—or any landscape for that matter—without the omnipresent A-list gorgeousness of girls like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner. They secure runway and campaign space as deflty as they infiltrate our wardrobes or notch column inches up.

To celebrate the paperback launch of Have I Said Too Much?, the autobiography of Premier Model Management's co-founder Carole White, we drilled the outspoken and super-successful agency guru on the differences between now and 30 years ago, when bouffants were bigger than Gigi's athleisure wardrobe and prancing around—rather than sombre strutting—on the runway was the norm.

Scroll down to read Carole's insight into the industry and for a few flashback fashion moments…