Actress, author, TV personality and businesswoman Paris Hilton was born in New York on February 17, 1981.
She was soon seen in a flurry of campaigns for leading clothing designers such as Christian Dior and Tommy Hilfiger, as well as national publications.
Hilton has since worked with other top agencies, including Ford Models Management and London's Model 1 Agency.
Hilton, who courted regular media attention for her outrageous lifestyle, was christened "New York's leading IT girl" in 2001.
Also in attendance were Jaime King, Kelly Sawyer, Molly Sims, her husband Scott Stuber, Rebecca Gayheart, Selma Blair, Jordana Brewster, Nicole Richie, her husband Joel Madden, and Rachel Zoe.
Nicole appeared in 2006 Christmas comedy film Deck the Halls for her role as Mackenzie.