Strike A Pose, Shorty: Short Models

When you think of supermodels, you think of towering women: Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, and Elle MacPherson. But the modeling world is not completely devoid of variety. Shorter models are gaining momentum in the industry. Tyra Banks even devoted an entire season of “America’s Next Top Model” to contestants under 5’7″. Granted, that’s still taller than the average woman, but in the modeling world, it’s minuscule. Click through for petite models of the past and present. Above: Despite standing at just 5’6″, Twiggy became one of the first international supermodels in the 1960s.
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