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From Cindy Crawford to Karlie Kloss: The 19 Hottest All-American Models

From Cindy Crawford to Karlie Kloss: The 19 Hottest All-American Models

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In the spirit of celebrating all things red, white, and blue, we’ve compiled a list of the hottest American models, from St. Louis’ own Karlie Kloss to Puerto Rico native Joan Smalls. Because it’s not all about Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss.

See our 20 favorite homegrown models below!

1. Karlie Kloss

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Born in Chicago in 1992 and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Karlie Kloss is one of the biggest American high-fashion models working today.

2. Joan Smalls

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein

Puerto Rican stunner Joan Smalls ranks high among the modern day supers, with a mile-long list of ad campaigns, magazine covers, and runway shows under her belt—not to mention a cameo in Beyoncé’s “Yonce” music video.

3. Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker is the epitome of the American bombshell: blonde, toned, tan, and with plenty of bosom. Landing the cover of the 2010 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition solidified her role as one of America’s most wall-worthy woman.

4. Niki Taylor

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Back in 1991, during Taylor’s peak, the supermodel was named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People.” When it comes to American beauty’s though, we still think she tops the list.

5. Carolyn Murphy

Tom Ford

Tom Ford

A classic all-American beauty with a blue-chip resume to match, Murphy has been a favorite of clients like Tiffany & Co., Estée Lauder, and Oscar de la Renta since the mid ’90s.

6. Angela Lindvall

Prada

Prada

Born in Oklahoma, Lindvall is a true Midwest American gal: She was discovered by an IMG talent scout at a Kansas City fashion show.

7. Bridget Hall

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Ralph Lauren

From her big break landing the cover of Allure in 2003, Hall has become an established beauty on the modeling scene, but what we love most about Bridget is her American roots.

8. Devon Aoki

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Devon Aoki’s quirky fashion sense and rocking figure make her equally beloved by both men and women.

9. Heidi Mount

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Utah-born Heidi Mount could be easily mistaken for a European beauty with her high cheekbones and gorgeous blue eyes, which is just yet another reason why we’re proud to be Americans.

10. Crystal Renn

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Renn has been around in the modeling scene for quite awhile, but it was only when she embraced her curves that she struck it big. Now the curvy brunette has broken new territory with some serious crossover, posing not just for plus-size campaigns but also walking high profile runways and posing for editorials in magazines like V, Vogue, and Elle.

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11. Lindsey Wixson

After landing the Spring 2010 ad campaign for Miu Miu, Wixson quickly became a name-to-know.

12. Lily Aldridge

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Getty

With her gorgeous features, Los Angeles-born Aldridge has some serious crossover appeal.

13. Cindy Crawford

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Made famous by a certain beauty mark above her lip, Cindy Crawford is one of those models whose name (and stellar figure) never seems to get old.

14. Marisa Miller

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From Victoria’s Secret to Sports Illustrated, it doesn’t get much more American than Santa Cruz-born Marisa Miller.

15. Damaris Lewis

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WENN.com

This Brooklyn beauty isn’t just appreciated stateside for her appearances in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issues, she’s also been the face of YSL Beauté in Europe.

16. Emily Didonato

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A relatively new face on the scene, DiDonato has already stripped down for plenty of editorials and steamed up Calvin Klein Jeans’ latest ad campaign.

17. Erin Wasson

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Frame Denim

Erin Wasson has appeared in dozens of magazines over the years—not to mention earned praise for her artfully undone style—but the Dallas native started from relatively humble roots.

18. Stephanie Seymour

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Back in her supermodel heyday, Seymour bared all for Playboy‘s March 1991 issue. Now in her 40s, the mom of four is still going strong, posing for Jason Wu’s Spring 2013 campaign.

19. Tori Praver

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H&M

This sexy SoCal surfer girl not only looks good in her bikini, she designs them too!

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