Janice Dickinson moved to New York City to pursue modeling after winning "Miss High Fashion Model

Gia Carangi was always known for her wild ways. Her career began at 17-years-old when she was signed by Wilhelmina agency

Iman was discovered in 1975 by Peter Beard who saw her on the street in Nairobi and was taken with her statuesque Somalian beauty

Yves Saint Laurent dubbed Marisa Berenson "the girl of the Seventies."

Patti Hansen was discovered in 1972 while working at her father's hot dog stand in Staten Island

Beverly Johnson paved the way for African American models, breaking down many racial barriers in the '70s

Cheryl Tiegs embodied the girl-next-store look with her sun-kissed tan, healthy physique, and cover girl smile

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