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Evangelista's modeling career began in 1984 when she signed with Elite Model Management after having moved from her native Canada to New York City.
Upon the suggestion of photographer Peter Lindbergh, Evangelista had her hair cut short in 1988.
The haircut, nicknamed "The Linda", not only sparked many copies worldwide, but it also benefited Evangelista's career and helped usher in the era of the supermodel.
Described as the "chameleon" of the fashion industry, Unlike her colleagues, she chose not to diversify into other ventures outside of modeling.
She retired from her career in 1998 and made a comeback three years later, this time working only sporadically.
Her achievements as a model led to her being voted as "The Greatest Supermodel of All Time" by the viewers of the television show Fashion File in 2008.
where she launched her international high-fashion career at the age of 19.
Her first major fashion magazine cover was for the November 1984 issue of L'Officiel.
Subsequently, she would go on to appear on the covers and in the pages of a variety of international publications including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Elle, W, Marie Claire, Allure, Time, Interview, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Cigar Aficionado, and i-D.