The Best Supermodels of the 1970s

From Jerry Hall to Iman, these are the iconic models of the disco era.

The Best Supermodels of the 1970s
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Much like the supermodels of the 1960s, the cover girls of the '70s mirrored the changing times. Whether they were breaking down barriers or just shaking things up, each girl left her own footprint on the industry. From Janice "the first supermodel" Dickinson, to future Bond babe Grace Jones, we've gathered a list of the legendary icons who set the stage for future supermodels.

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