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If the '90s saw the rise of of sickly "heroin chic," the decade before was all about healthy hair and impossibly shiny teeth. It's that girl-next-door-meets-Baywatch-lifeguard archetype that Carine Roitfeld attempted to recreate for Gigi Hadid in CR Fashion Book's Issue 8, "Made in America."
"In the '80s, fashion created a fantasy around the American girl — athletic, toned, smiling, happy, gracious, and perfect," Roitfeld wrote in the editor's letter. "Now, suddenly, in 2016, we see the comeback of the American model, and I find myself so excited by the new generation of stars."
Aside from the clear homage to supermodels like Christie Brinkley, the issue also pays tribute to "some of the most inspiring American 'girls' of all time," including Sacagawea, Emily Dickinson, Jackie O., Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, and Pamela Anderson. (Your homework for the day: Attempt to come up with a different sentence that combines both "Sacagawea" and "Pamela Anderson.")
Below, each of the four alternate covers, starring Gigi Hadid, Staz Lindes, Bentley Mescall, and Kayla Scott:
CR Fashion Book's Issue 8 will be available February 26th.