Best Models 2012 List (Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunn & More)

StyleBlazer’s Year-End List: Best Models Of The Year (Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunn & More)

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Modeling is a highly competitive industry, but if you have that “it” factor, you can easily rise to the ranks as a designers favorite. From Joan Smalls covering multiple editions of the New Year’s editions of Vogue magazine to her House of Style co-host baking treats to raise money for Sandy victims, these models sure keep busy.

Click through to get a rundown of StyleBlazer’s Best Models Of The Year.

Joan Smalls


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Joan Smalls models in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2012.

Jourdan Dunn


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Jourdan Dunn attends the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

Sessilee Lopez


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Sessilee Lopez attends the 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards

Chanel Iman


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Chanel Iman attends the Schiaparelli and Prada ‘Impossible Conversations’ Costume Institute Gala.

Kate Upton


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Kate Upton attends the 50th Annual New York Film Festival.

Doutzen Kroes


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Doutzen Kroes and Rihanna at the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Miranda Kerr


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Miranda Kerr attends The 26th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards at MOMA.

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