We Are Family: Model Moms in Vogue

Laird Borrelli-Persson
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Paulina Porizkova with Jonathan Raven, left,  and Oliver Orion.

Model Moms

Paulina Porizkova with Jonathan Raven, left, and Oliver Orion.
Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, April 2007

Community has been fashion’s buzzword recently; now self-isolation has thrown the spotlight on families. This Mother’s Day we decided to take a look back at some of the models moms who have been photographed with their children for Vogue.

Some of these kids, who first appeared in the magazine as youngsters, are walking runways, or posing for shoots, just as their mothers did. In parallel fashion, the offspring of the people who grew up taping pictures of Helena Christensen, Cindy Crawford, and Lucie de La Falaise to their bedroom walls are now following these models’ model children. Hello, Kaia Gerber!

Here, some exceptionally photogenic family portraits that appeared in Vogue.

Cindy Crawford with Presley and Kaia.

BOSS LADIESCINDY CRAWFORD WITH HER CHILDREN, PRESLEY AND KAIA

Cindy Crawford with Presley and Kaia.
Photographed by Carter Smith, Vogue, September 2015
Karen Alexander with Zora, left, and Ella.

GLAMOUR GIRLS Karen Alexander with daughters Zora and Ella, July 2002.

Karen Alexander with Zora, left, and Ella.
Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, December 2019
Kassy and Liya Kebede with Suhul and Raee.

Model Moms

Kassy and Liya Kebede with Suhul and Raee.
Photographed by Arthur Elgort, Vogue, April 2011
Tatjana Patitz and Jonah.

Model Moms

Tatjana Patitz and Jonah.
Photographed by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue,, August 2012
Yasmin Warsame with Hamza and Maya.

RULES OF THE GAMEWhen a dress is as exquisitely wrought as this one from Alexander McQueen (Alexander McQueen, NYC), why save it for a dusky gala evening? Model Yasmin Warsame pays an especially glamorous call to the rec room, while her son, Hamza (seen w

Yasmin Warsame with Hamza and Maya.
Photographed by Tina Barney, Vogue, December 2019
From left: Maxime de La Falaise, Anna Klossowski, Lucie and Loulou de La Falaise.

Model Moms

From left: Maxime de La Falaise, Anna Klossowski, Lucie and Loulou de La Falaise.
Photographed by Irving Penn, Vogue, March 1992
Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley with Justin and Rainey.

Model Moms

Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley with Justin and Rainey.
Photographed by Arthur Elgort, Vogue,, April 1994
Jourdan Dunn and Riley.

Model Moms

Jourdan Dunn and Riley.
Photographed by Boo George, Vogue, August 2013
Isabeli Fontana and Zion.

Model Moms

Isabeli Fontana and Zion.
Photographed by Arthur Elgort, Vogue, February 2004
Angela Lindvall and Sebastian.

Model Moms

Angela Lindvall and Sebastian.
Photographed by Norman Jean Roy, Vogue, January 2010
Arizona Muse and Nikko.

Model Moms

Arizona Muse and Nikko.
Photographed by Peter Lindbergh, Vogue,, February 2011
Oluchi Onweagba and Ugo.

THAKOON“This is my favorite—the color, simplicity, and elegance do it for me.†Dress, $495; Ikram, Chicago.STELLA McCARTNEYOrganic-cotton tote, $495; Stella McCartney, NYC.MICHAEL KORSLeather sandals, $325; Michael Kors stores.

Oluchi Onweagba and Ugo.
Photographed by Arthur Elgort, Vogue, December 2008
Amber Valletta and Auden.

Model Moms

Amber Valletta and Auden.
Photographed by Steven Meisel, Vogue, September 2008
Leilani Bishop and Cassius.

HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU, KIDLOCATED IN A RESTORED 1920S PHARMACY IN CARROLL GARDENS, THE BROOKLYN FARMACY & SODA FOUNTAIN IS A PRIME PLACE TO SATISFY YOUR CRAVING FOR NOSTALGIA AND ICE CREAM SUNDAES. MODEL LEILANI BISHOP IN A DIANE VON FURSTENBERG DRESS, A

Leilani Bishop and Cassius.
Photographed by George Boo, Vogue, December 2019
Caroline de Maigret and Anton.

Model Moms

Caroline de Maigret and Anton.
Photographed by Annemarieke Van Drimmelen, Vogue, October 2011
Christina Kruse and August.

Le Bonbon Au Brooklyn

Christina Kruse and August.
Photographed by Boo George
Helena Christensen and Mingus.

DEN MOTHERThere's a time and a place for pops of saturated color—see the bright-pink top under her son Mingus's chic dark suit—but model Helena Christensen also knows the virtues of a sophisticated black sheath. Burberry dress, $4,190; burberry.com. M

Helena Christensen and Mingus.
Photographed by Tina Barney, Vogue, December 2019
Celia Forner and Allegra.

SITTING PRETTYCelia (right), who designs jewelry, in a Dries Van Noten dress, with her daughter, Allegra (age thirteen), in See by Chloé.

Celia Forner and Allegra.
Photographed by François Halard, Vogue, April 2010
Sasha Pivovarova and Mia.

ALL DOLLED UPWhile her daughter, Mia Vishnyakova, stacks blocks, model Sasha Pivovarova sits pretty, swathed in the fanciful lengths of a Valentino dress (Valentino boutiques).

Sasha Pivovarova and Mia.
Photographed by Tina Barney, Vogue, December 2019
Lily Aldride and Dixie Rose.

Lily Aldridge

Lily Aldride and Dixie Rose.
Photographed by George Boo, Vogue, August 2013

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