ModelManiaDecember'98 
You may have seen their faces but chances are you don’t know their names—yet! In the first of his monthly installments, Hint’s model editor, Joseph Tenni, rounds up hot model names to watch and to drop. 


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Franziska (dna)   
This Berlin bunny has a modern look that photographers are beginning to go crazy for. Equal parts Amber Valletta and Michele Hicks, Franziska Rieder is already starring in campaigns for Morgan, Esprit and Diesel Jeans. Look out for her in the new CK one commercials (print and television). She’ll be inescapable next year.


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Linnea (IMG)   
She has an ice cold demeanor, but natural beauty Linnea is red-hot. Already a favorite on the runway, and with several Italian Elle stories under her cinch-belt, this tall fashion find deserves to do well. Diehard modelspotters will know her from the Douglas Anderson campaign in the recent issues of Italian Vogue.


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Lia (Next)   
In the tradition of Linda and Shalom, this pale beauty is the latest to emerge from the Canadian model assembly line. She’s the new face of Monsoon and is in all the glossies that matter. Move over Celine and Shania, Lia Crowe is Canada’s brightest star. 


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Danita (Elite)   
Elite’s saving grace may well be All-American blonde, Danita Angell -- an excellent walker who stormed all the right runways this last season. This Oregon-born stunner has already appeared in Italian Vogue and was recently shot for Mademoiselle by Walter Chin. 


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Kari-Anne (Next)   
Kari-Anne Liverud’s career went into turnaround when she changed from blonde to brunette and switched from the grandma division at Ford to the playpen at Next. Currently the face of Aussie fashion house Saba, Kari-Anne’s piercing blue eyes will soon be peering at you from all directions. 


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Sienna (Marilyn)   
Blonde, blue-eyed Sienna Guillroy is making serious money, with recent advertising accounts including Joseph, Hugo Boss, Toni & Guy, Emporio Armani and Max & Co. The daughter of some 60's folk fossil, Sienna is stepping out with Brit screen god Nick Moran. Check her out in the latest issue of British Vogue, shot by Mario Testino. 


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Vicky (Marilyn)   
This big-lipped Swedish teen is taking over Europe -- next stop the world. Don’t be surprised if she is the next big campaign princess. She is the Ace of Base of the modeling world.