ModelMania July'01
Monthly batch of hot new models to feast your eyes on
By Joseph Tenni
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Danielle Ridge
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Danielle (Boss)
Loveable, huggable Danielle Ridge is quickly becoming America's sweetheart. She's the new darling of supersnappers Elfie Semotan, Terry Richardson and Ellen von Unwerth, and can be seen in i-D, Jane and The Face. Danielle's our belle!

Shanna Tognarelli
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Shanna (Elite)
Bostonian brunette Shanna Tognarelli may be a new kid on the block, but she's already been featured in Harper's Bazaar, Italian Elle and Nylon. With appearances in the upcoming issues of Dutch, Surface and Perso, this Virgo vixen's got the right stuff.

Ira
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Ira (Ford)
Siberian sensation Ira is hotter than Hades! This Taurean temptress's alien-like face has been burning up the pages of Nylon and German Vogue. Ira, you're on fire!

Justine Baker
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Justine (Karin)
Dutch treat Justine Bakker—no relation to Tammy Faye—made her mark in the pages of The Face, V, Italian Vogue and Spoon, as well as the Exte campaign. Having already worked with Mario Testino, Vincent Peters, Paolo Roversi and Dean Isidro, it's only a matter of time before Justine hits the bull's eye.

Diana Meszaros
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Diana (IMG)
Hungarian head-turner Diana Meszaros causes whiplash wherever she goes. She already has covers for Italian Vogue and Spanish Vogue to her credit, but look for her in the new Versace campaign, as well as in the next issues of Numero, The Face, Mix(te) and American Vogue (shot by Meisel). Who can blame fashion watchers for rubber-necking when she enters the room?

Carmen Maria Hillestad
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Carmen (Women)
Half Mexican/half Norwegian, Carmen Maria Hillestad is all star! She's already shone in some of fashion's most influential magazines, including W, i-D, Harper's Bazaar and Numero. Now the face of Narciso Rodriguez, Carmen Maria's future's so bright she has to wear shades.

Lauren Platt
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Lauren (Elite)
This blonde babe is one of Elite's big hopes for the future. Lauren will soon be seen in British Vogue, American Vogue and Oyster, as well as the Versus campaign. Lauren is larger than life.