ModelManiaDecember'99
Hintís model editor, Joseph Tenni, serves up another batch of hot new models to watch.

Bonny Perkins
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Bonny (DNA)
In a matter of months, Montana native Bonny Perkins has conquered New York. She has already been featured in W, Italian Vogue and Italian Marie Claire, and has been the subject of Lee Jenkins, Carter Smith, Craig McDean and Tom Munro. She was captured by Nathaniel Goldberg's lens for Numero, and has also just scored the Versus and Nina Ricci campaigns.

Michelle Ferrara
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Michelle (New York)
Ambitious brunette Michelle Ferrara is racing ahead of the pack. The lean South African is the new Gucci girl, shot by Mario Testino, and stars in the new Gap campaign, shot by Steven Meisel. She can also be seen in British Vogue, Italian Vogue, Numero, The Face, French Vogue, shot by Kelly Klein, and Dutch, Dazed & Confused and V, all shot by Terry Richardson.

Hannah Gorf
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Hannah (Karin)
Lippy British teen Hannah Gorf has her classmates green with envy -- she can spell her name backwards. Other more impressive accomplishments include several appearances in Italian Vogue and scoring the much-coveted Jil Sander campaign, shot by David Sims.

Dessi and Alexandra Pavlova
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Dessi (Elite)
Brazen sixteen-year-old Bulgarian beauty Dessi Pavlova is showing up in all the right places. She and her twin sister Alexandra have graced the cover of German Vogue and have appeared in W, Amica and British magazine, It. They have shot with Deborah Turbeville and Patrick Demarchelier. Two of a kind.

Ivana Vankova
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Ivana (Karin)
Czech charmer Ivana Vankova is clocking up frequent flyer points! The pride of Prague has shot Italian Vogue with Ellen von Unwerth and features in campaigns for Givenchy with Lee Jenkins, Katharine Hamnett with Elaine Constantine and Guess. She knows her Y2Ks.

Ana Paula Gomes
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Ana Paula (ID)
Exotic Ana Paula Gomes was discovered in a bar in her native Brazil. Since migrating to the States, she has worked several to-die-for swimsuit shoots, including Sports Illustrated. Not one to be pigeon-holed, she still manages to appeal to the fashionable eye as the current Alessandro dell'Acqua campaign can attest. Ana Paula is a pearler.

Maraka Mason
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Maraka (Elite)
Hailing from Tucson, Arizona, Maraka Mason is putting points on the board. She has a volleyball scholarship and her modeling career is slamming. The Piscean has appeared in Italian Vogue several times. She had a successful European show season and German supersnapper Peter Lindbergh is spellbound by her unusual features. Maraka is remarkable.