Top Fashion Models of 2008

Gisele BundchenGisele Bundchen
According to Naomi Campbell, Gisele Bundchen is the only fashion model of today who deserves to be labeled a supermodel. Earning twice as much as Heidi Klum, the Brazilian beauty famously demanded to be paid in Euros instead of dollars. She attended Super bowl 2008 as a special guest of her beau Tom Brady.
Heidi KlumHeidi Klum
Widely known as "the body," Heidi Klum also has the brains to cash in on her beauty to generate a lifetime of income beyond the catwalk. Featured in hit television show Project Runway, her zesty personality helped attract the very handsome and talented singer/writer Seal to form a dynamite married duo.
Kate MossKate Moss
The "bad girl" image of Kate Moss only slowed down, but not stopped her fashion career. Recent campaigns included ads for Donna Karan, Yves Saint-Laurent and Roberto Cavalli. Despite or maybe due to her intellectual shortcomings, Kate Moss has a sense of style that resonates with the masses and leaves her critics in the dust.
Adriana LimaAdriana Lima
Among Victoria's Secret's most successful models, Adriana Lima epitomizes the essence of South American beauty. Claiming to be a devout Catholic who honors the vows of virginity until after marriage, she recently became engaged to basketball star Marko Jaric. In her case natural beauty may prove to be a distraction from her notable work for causes such as animal rights and orphanages.
Doutzen KroesDoutzen Kroes
A surprise entry among the established names, Doutzen Kroes provides a fresh face from a country outside of South America and Russia. Contracts from Gucci, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Escada, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Versace and Neiman Marcus, provides Kroes with a high level of visibility among the fashion conscious and gives her leverage to perhaps reach the top of the modeling world.
Karolina KurkovaKarolina Kurkova
At 5 ft 11 in, the green-eyed Czech blond beauty seemed to be destined to become a runway model from the start. Hailed as the next supermodel, Kurkova contributes to organizations such as "The Beautiful Life Fund", "Free Arts" and "Global Youth Action Network." She appeared in the coming-of-age movie, My Sexiest Year, and been cast as Courtney A. Kreiger / Cover Girl in the live action G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.
Natalia VodianovaNatalia Vodianova
No stranger to the work ethic, Russian- born Natalia Vodianova helped her mother with her fruit stall business from the age of 11 and moved into her own apartment with a friend at 15 to start her own fruit-stall business. She learned English in three months, moved to Paris to further her modeling career, and signed up with the Viva agency at age 17.
Carolyn MurphyCarolyn Murphy
The Florida-born native started modeling locally, but moved to Milan for international exposure and has not looked back. Even after ten years in the spotlight, Carolyn Murphy still manages to stay on the top-ten list with contracts for fashion powerhouses such as 7 for all Mankind, Anne Klein, Lord & Taylor, Estee Lauder, and Tiffany & Co.
Daria WerbowyDaria Werbowy
Probably the most-seen, but least recognized model around, Daria Werbowy looks at us from Lancome counters everywhere. The Polish-born Ukrainian model grew up in Canada and started her modeling career there. She has been seen with Josh Harnett on occasion and wants to operate an art gallery when her modeling days are over.
Miranda KerrMiranda Kerr
The first Australian Victoria's Secret angel, Miranda Kerr became known as a Billabong Girl. An avid outdoors person, she brings a spontaneous and fresh feeling to her work. In addition she is in process of writing an inspirational self-help book called Treasure Yourself aimed at the female teenage market.

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