(Source: "Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion" by Nigel Barker; photograph of Helena Christenson by Mikael Jansson, British Vogue, 1994)
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Helena Christenson
"Whether it was growing up in Copenhagen or simply an innate comfort in her own skin, it's hard to say, but Helena's ease with her body makes her potentially scandalous work, evident not just in the Ritts video but in the countless editorials and advertisements in which she's appeared, feel like a pure and simple celebration of human beauty."

Excerpt from Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion by Nigel Barker
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