Before Karlie Kloss gained supermodel status, she was just your ordinary super-tall, ballet-dancing high school student from St. Louis. Before Kate Moss was, well, Kate Moss, she was discovered while passing through New York’s JFK airport with her family. And before the seven models profiled above, hit it big, they’ll have already made a name for themselves among industry insiders and on some of fashion’s hottest catwalks.
As it’s nearly time to start gearing up for New York Fashion Week, we’ve compiled a slew of up-and-coming runway regulars who are on the fast track to supermodeldom. Click through above to meet them all; we guarantee it won’t be the last time you’ll see their fashion-approved faces.