Models Before They Were Super

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Kate Moss
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Kate Moss
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Kate Moss
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Kate Moss
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Kate Moss
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Kate Moss
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Iman
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Iman
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Iman
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Daria Werbowy
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Daria Werbowy
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Gisele Bundchen
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Naomi Campbell
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Naomi Campbell
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Naomi Campbell
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Naomi Campbell
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Naomi Campbell
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Gisele Bundchen
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Gisele Bundchen
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Gisele Bundchen
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Gisele Bundchen
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Christy Turlington
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Christy Turlington
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Christy Turlington
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Christy Turlington
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Christy Turlington
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Stephanie Seymour
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Stephanie Seymour
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Kimora Lee Simmons
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Kimora Lee Simmons
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Amber Valetta
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Amber Valetta
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Amber Valetta
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Amber Valetta
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Amber Valetta
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Angela Lindvall
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Cindy Crawford
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Cindy Crawford
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Cindy Crawford
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Claudia Schiffer
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Claudia Schiffer
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Heidi Klum
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Tyra Banks
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Tyra Banks
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Tyra Banks
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Helena Christensen
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Helena Christensen
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Jessica Stam
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Kristen McMenamy
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Kristen McMenamy
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Kristen McMenamy
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Linda Evangelista
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Linda Evangelista
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Shalom Harlow
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Shalom Harlow
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Shalom Harlow
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Christy Brinkley
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Christy Brinkley

Holy Supermodel! Interview debuted their seven September covers via Instagram earlier this week, featuring a Mert and Marcus-lensed Linda EvangelistaStephanie SeymourAmber ValettaKate MossNaomi CampbellChristy Turlington, and Daria Werbowy, in all their toned, preternaturally beautiful glory, providing a much-needed respite from the predominantly celeb-heavy front pages on nearby shelves. They also provoked a knee-jerk panic: which one should we buy? All of them?!?? Oh, Interview, you clever beast, you.

For this #TT, we got to thinking about how these these icons got their start. What they looked like in the beginning of their careers, before they were Supes: when they were just extraordinary looking, tall, lithe, normal people, discovered while passing through JFK (Kate Moss), window shopping (Naomi Campbell), horseback riding (Christy Turlington), or catching a photographer's eye on the way to school (Iman), some women just had all the luck...and skill...and beauty...and talent. Since, as it would seem, day 1. Let us refresh your memory.

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  • Jane Maurer
  • Alice Bradshaw

    They always have something special... I don't like Kate Moss physical and before it was the same but they are all apart. I love models :)

    XXxx

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  • http://www.downtownhautefashion.blogspot.com/ Leslie

    They still looked gorgeous of course. It's nice to see the pics before they were major super models!

    http://www.downtownhautefashion.blogspot.com

  • Jill S

    Oh I miss the days when the supes were...pretty, for lack of a better
    term. And a little more full-bodied. They weren't all robust, but
    Claudia, et al had some curves at least. You didn't have to have a boy
    body to wear clothes well. Though Kate Moss has probably done that
    better than anyone. Thanks for a fabulous retrospective!

  • eastvillagesiren

    As gorgeous as the supers were (and are), I'm loving the makeup in these photos, especially the warmer tones in some of the early Giselle images. And Heidi Klum looked great as a brunette.

  • Lana

    That picture of Heidi Klum is too hot! Yowzaa

  • Violeta Marniku

    OMG, that picture of Iman, with her arms around her neck, looks like she has no hands.

  • Guest

    Hahahahaaaaa thanks for the laugh maryk ;)

  • Rebeka Osborne

    Ooh that song definitely brings back some memories! I'm so glad you posted it :)

  • Aly

    Every single one of these pictures is gorgeous.

  • CarolinaG

    I loved it!

    I'm posting looks from L.A. and accessories:

    http://www.thegavlaks.com

  • Marie

    I loved 90' supermodels, first time I saw them was the first Czech or still Czechoslovakian Elle version after the Velvet revolution, great times!
    Here they were already super super famous:
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=diYAc7gB-0A

  • Restless Blonde

    Christy Turlington beats all of them! Love her <3

    http://restlessblonde.blogspot.com/

  • http://thenakedcoed.blogspot.com/ Dana

    Helena Christensen in Chris Isaak's Wicked Games...omg

  • Diana

    I remember Gisele's first editorial and cover... it was on a brazilian teen magazine called Capricho at 1995... I loved Capricho! Here is the link for the pics http://www.garotasestupidas.com/gisele-teen/

  • Shannah

    Holy Heidi's boobs!!

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