Style | October 25, 2017 9:44 am

Ivanka Trump: The Modeling Years

Before the White House, there was the fashion house.

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Ivanka Trump on the runway for Franck Sorbier, Mar. 13, 1999. (Thierry Orban/Sygma via Getty Images)

Long before she became the first daughter/advisor to the President and  judge on her father’s show The Apprentice, Ivanka Trump made a name for herself as a model.

Ivanka first got into modeling as a teenager and, according to Vanity Fair, was one of the first famous kids to sign with a modeling agency. She was signed to Elite Model Management’s celebrity division joining the likes of Jenny McCarthy, Drew Barrymore and Ashley Judd.

During her career as a model, Ivanka would appear in an ad campaign for Tommy Hilfiger and walk the runway for fashion designers including Zang Toi, Vivienne Westwood and Theirry Mugler.

Take a look back at Ivanka’s modeling days.

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Ivanka Trump on the catwalk for Lolita Lempicka in 1998. (Pierre Vauthey/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump wearing a metallic strapless dress at the Marc Bouwer Fall ’98 Fashion Show in New York on Mar.30, 1998. (Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump models a red dress for Marc Bouwer’s fall fashion show in 1997. (Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump on the runway for Franck Sorbier, Mar. 13, 1999. (Thierry Orban/Sygma via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump at the Anand Jon Fall ’99 fashion show. (Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
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Zang Toi and Ivanka Trump during Zang Toi Fashion Show in 1999. (Ron Galella/WireImage)
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Ivanka Trump walks the runway for Zang Toi during New York Fashion Week in 1999. (Ron Galella/WireImage)
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Ivanka Trump backstage on cell phone at the Jill Stuart fashion show in 1997. (Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump sits backstage in the hairstylist’s chair before Marc Bouwer’s fall fashion show in 1997. (Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump walks the catwalk during the Jean-Charles de Castelbajac fashion show in 1998. (Stephane Cardinale/Sygma via Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump (R) models during the showing of the Vivienne Westwood 1999 Fall/Winter collection at Bryant Park in New York 16 February. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
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Ivanka Trump during the Zang Toi fashion show at Bryant Park in New York City, September 13, 1999. (Ron Galella/WireImage)
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