January '04
Monthly batch of hot new models to feast your eyes on
By Joseph Tenni

Brett O'Connor

Discovered in New York's Upper West Side—between basketball and soccer practice—the fiery redhead Brett O'Connor is already blazing a trail. The 14-year-old Capricorn can be seen in the current Italian Vogue, shot by Miles Aldridge, and that's just the beginning for this ball of fire.
Hilary St. Claire

With her unplucked Brooke brows (Shields, that is), Hilary St. Claire is raising more than a few other eyebrows, too. The all-American teen from Maryland is in the Ralph Lauren Blue Label campaign alongside former Model Mania star, Filippa (Next), and can be seen in American and German Glamour and Bruce Weber's Hollister campaign for Abercrombie & Fitch. Did we mention she plays lacrosse and field hockey?
Tanya Pilyukova

With her doll-like porcelain skin, Tanya Pilyukova is winning over the West. The Ukrainian crumpet can be seen in Paris Vogue, French Elle, French Marie Claire and Amica. Now that's what we call a breakaway state.
Kim Noorda

We have a sweet tooth for the Dutch treat Kim Noorda. The boyish brunette can be seen in British and French Elle, D and British Marie Claire, and is shooting a little something for American Vogue as we write this. Keep your eyes on this fashion tulip!
Sonja Hulsman

Make way for another knockout from the Netherlands, sultry Sonja Hulsman. The Gemini jetsetter has been very busy recently, having posed for V and Russian Vogue. Let's hear a holler for Holland!
Nerry Lynch

Short-haired sharpshooter Nerry Lynch is aiming high. The spunky American of Irish and Philippine descent can be seen in Donna, Japanese Vogue (shot by Ellen von Unwerth), i-D, Tank and Spoon. This girl doesn't miss.
Gemma Ward

Australia has a new star in Gemma Ward! The icy blonde can be seen in British Vogue and W, and is the new favorite of Steven Meisel, having posed for him in the Prada campaign and Italian Vogue.