The Supermodels of the 1980s

Yes, the hair was bigger, but that wasn't the only thing that set the cover girls of the '80s apart.


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    Elle Macpherson

    At the beginning of her career, Elle Macpherson pursued modeling to earn money to pay for her law books at Sydney University. The Australian beauty moved to New York City, only planning to stay a year, but found instant success. By 1986, she had appeared in all the major fashion magazines and covered the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1986, 1987, 1988, 1994, and 2006. Her unparalleledd physique earned her the nickname "The Body".

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