This is a list of models we feel belong in the Alt Model Legends category for achievements in alternative modeling. Other factors include notoriety, burlesque or fetish performance, and entrepreneurship. The winner of each Sinical Magazine's Annual Top Model List will be graduated to our Alt Model Legends list.
Bettie Page has often been referred to as the "Queen of Pinups". Page's signatures were her jet black bangs, seamed stockings, and extreme high heels. She has influenced models and artists for generations.
Dita Von Teese
Photo by Penny Lane.
Dita Von Teese picked up where Bettie Page left off with her fetish modeling and fetish video appearances and has most helped re-popularize burlesque performance. She has also become an entrepreneur with the launch of her lingerie and perfume lines.
Photo by Morat.
Masuimi Max has appeared on the cover of over 100 publications and has been featured in 1000's. She has been a regular muse for artist Olivia, and has owned and maintened one of the longest running (19 years) solo model sites: www.iamtrouble.com. Besides being an alt model, Masuimi Max is a fire performer, burlesque performer, and has appeared in several films such as XXX: State of the Union and David Lynch's Inland Empire. She has launched her own make-up line: www.IamSin.com. Masuimi Max has recent't renamed her site to www.badmax.com.
Photo by Martin Perreault.
Bianca Beauchamp has appeared in hundreds of publications and holds the record for most cover appearances on Bizarre Magazine (R.I.P.). In 2007 she released a documentary: Bianca Beauchamp: All Access, which was directed by her husband Martin Perreault.
Photo by Shannon Brooke.
Sabina Kelley is highly respected in her field and has worked with some of the top photographers in the business, such as David LaChapelle, Bunny Yeager, and Shannon Brooke. Kelley owns her own laser tattoo removal business called Bombsell Tattoo Removal. She was also a judge on the TV show Best Ink.
Photo by Eric Razo.
Emily Marilyn has been a fetish model since 1994. She has appeared in adult films for producers Andrew Blake and Michael Ninn and has worked with renowned photographers Steve Diet Goedde, Christophe Mourthé, Peter W. Czernich, and Christine Kessler. She has headlined countless fetish events (German Fetish Ball, Fetish Evolution) and up-scale Gentlemen club special events.
Photo by Sergei Rodionov.
Angela Ryan is an international pinup & fetish cover model and burlesque performer. She has appeared in 100+ publications and headlined countless fetish and burlesque events.
Photo by Sister Sinister.
Sister Sinister has appeared on the covers for top alt/fetish magazines Bizarre and Marquis Fetish Magazine and countless other publications. She is the winner of Sinical Magazine's 2013-2014 Top Alt Model List.