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Edited by on October 9 2011 at 11:23 AM

From Twiggy and her doe eyes to Veruschka and her neverending gams, these girls of the 60s originally defined what it meant to be a “supermodel.”

Wilhelmina Cooper (1939-1980) Before starting her own modeling agency in 1967 (yes, that Wilhelmina), the Dutch-born Cooper appeared on some 300 magazine covers, and still holds the record for most covers of American Vogue: 27. Though Gwyneth Paltrow is slowly sneaking up on her.

INDIE REWIND: The Greatest Supermodels of the 60s

Photo: The Fashion Spot

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Story by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester dot brathwaite at gmail

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