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July 24, 2009

Legends of the long and lanky

covers

Two great models, that were not afraid of changing their looks. And by doing so, launched their careers.

Kristen McMenamy
Wow, only one year younger than me. And she is one of the most celebrated, well known models, who is still working.
Born in Easton, Pennsylvania, McMenamy's modeling career has spanned the years from 1985 to present, her heyday being in the 90's. And now Steven Meisel has brought her back for the July 2009 cover of Vogue Italia and an accompanying 31-page spread dubbed "The Legend."

The early years:


Transformation:





Nadia Auermann
a bit younger, born in '71, West-Berlin, Germany, Nadia also is a legend of transformation and longevity.
Auermann landed many modeling gigs, but it wasn't until she bleached her hair platinum blonde for a prêt-à-porter collection that her career took off.

The early years:





Transformation:










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