ModelManiaFebruary'99  
Hintís model editor, Joseph Tenni, rounds up hot model names to watch and to drop.  

Pieta Ter Horst 
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Pieta (Mina) 
With her statuesque poise, concert cellist Pieta Ter Horst is hitting all the right notes! The next Versus girl, Pieta is from the land of clogs, tulips and windmills -- the Netherlands! Currently residing in NYC and going to art school, she's Wilhelmina's dream girl!

Grace Kelsey 
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Grace (IMG) 
Amazing Grace Kelsey! The redhead craze doesn't seem to be dying. Grace comes from sunny San Diego, but now spends her time shuttling between Europe and America. The new Roberto Cavalli girl, she's no cheerleader-type!

Madeleine Cox 
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Madeleine (dna) 
English rose Madeleine Cox has a child/woman quality that designers and photographers see as essential! The Londoner has already starred in campaigns for Amanda Wakeley and Kookai, and it looks like 1999 will prove even more successful for her.

Kirsten Pieters 
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Kirsten (Metro2, Paris) 
Belgian and bug-eyed, Kirsten Pieters' exaggerated features have been garnering a lot of attention in all the right fashion press: W, The Face, Visionaire. She's the muse for Belgian wunderkind Olivier Theyskens, and opened both his Paris shows. Currently the face of Gaspard Yurkievich and Moschino, the Flemish femme fatale is showing no signs of disappearing.

Ray 
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Ray (Next) 
Los Angelean flaxen-haired Ray has a baby Kirsty Hume quality about her. Scoring jobs that were once reserved for girls considerably taller (she's only 5'6"), Ray has already appeared in The Face, Jane and the Australian magazine, Oyster.

Emilie Theunis 
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Emilie (Women) 
After the huge success of Tanga, Belgium seems to be the new goldmine for model scouts! Fashion icon Emilie Theunis is Women's blonde du jour. She has graced the pages of Jane, Flaunt and Surface, and has a great look that is wowing photographers.

Nancy Hagen 
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Nancy (dna) 
Francoise Hardy, Patti Smith and Chrissie Hynde all rolled into one, England's rising star, Nancy Hagen, is unstoppable. She's the poster girl for Costume National, Evan-Picone, and Max & Co., and is a favorite of photographic hot property, Carter Smith.