whether it's for having an astonishing career that has passed the 20 year mark with no end in site, still being one of the most sought after faces in the industry, breaking the color boundaries for herself and models of color to follow, or being one of the very few models to walk every runway and book every campaign, naomi campbell will always be known as a legend in the world of fashion . in honor of the supermodels 42nd birthday i've put together some of my favorite images from her illustrious career .
shortly before turning forty naomi showed the world that she's still a force to be reckoned with . while recreating photographer jean paul goudes iconic grace jones image, campbell (with a little help from marc jacobs) proves both her body and ability to pose are still amongst the best in the business. one only wonders what this amazing woman will unveil when approaching the golden age of 50 .