ModelMania May'00
Monthly batch of hot new models to feast your eyes on
By Joseph Tenni
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Anouck Lepere
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Anouck (IMG)
Belgian belle Anouck Lepère is experiencing a meteoric rise in the fashion ranks. After gracing the cover of the current V magazine and Soma, she scored campaigns for Louis Vuitton, Sportmax and Levi's. She can also be seen in Italian Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and Japanese Vogue. Both Craig McDean and Inez van Lamsweerde are under her spell. Look! It's Anouck!

Carolina Bittencourt
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Carolina (Women)
Brooding brunette Carolina Bittencourt is on the fashion fast track. Since leaving her native Brazil where she shot the Zoomp campaign with Mario Testino, her distinctive face has appeared in German Marie Claire, Raygun, Pavement, Oyster and D shot by Wayne Maser. Most recently, she was the subject of Alex Cayley's lens for British Vogue, due out soon.

Nathalie Cox
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Nathalie (Karin)
With a skyrocketing career, brash British blonde Nathalie Cox will soon appear on the covers of Paris Vogue (June) and Australian Harper's Bazaar. A favorite of Ruven Afanador and Raymond Meier, she also can be seen in 20 ans, Arena, Italian Glamour and German Vogue, immortalized by Karl Lagerfeld. Nathalie Cox rocks!

Katie Nauta
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Katie (Elite)
All-American Katie Nauta was voted Most Likely to Succeed by her class in Oregon, as well as by the judges of the Elite Model Look. The blonde Taurus teen is proving them right, considering she scored the current Versus campaign with starmaker Steven Meisel alongside Model Mania alumni Bonny Perkins and Ana Claudia Michels. Now back at school, Katie has also appeared in the pages of German Vogue.

Fabiane Nunes
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Fabiane (Marilyn)
Brazilian beauty Fabiane Nunes is one to watch. She had an extraordinary premier show season and has appeared in Harper's Bazaar shot by Patrick Demarchelier, Spanish Vogue shot by Pascal Chevalier, Australian Marie Claire and everyone's favorite online fashion magazine, Hint. She's already scored the Cesare Paciotti campaign by new photo sensation Taryn Simon and the Anisma campaign captured by Wayne Maser. Coming up, Fabiane will appear in British Vogue and V and will be the star of Westwood's eyewear campaign. Brazilians are still proving to be the flavor of the month.

Megan Shoemaker
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Megan (Company)
Although her name suggests otherwise, Aries-born Megan Shoemaker is no cobbler. Instead, the leggy beauty from Spokane, Washington is a coveted Arena and German Vogue cover girl and co-star of the Missoni ad campaign. Raymond Meier is fond of her features, as is Mario Testino who shot her for Paris Vogue and the Burberry campaign currently running.

Joanna Hughes
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Joanna (T)
Part Filipino, Western Australian teen Joanna Hughes is fast aproaching fame and fortune. The Piscean from Perth is set to sizzle with a willowy frame and exotic looks that are garnering attention from those who matter.