Designed to delight Zaftig sex siren claudia schiffer once said, like we once were, don exist any more.True.Once models were stars;Now stars have become models.Entertainers rule magazine covers while faceless figures walk the ramp and shrink into darkness. There are exceptions like brazilian hottie gisele bundchen, the face body 20 global brands and the world richest model. But in an age where money does the talking and beauty lies in the hands of the air brusher, the marquee is largely what matters.And that controlled by a handful of barons, who claim to be weary of the won get out of bed for less than $10, 000 a day stance of the old supermodels. And yet, when advertisers want a wellknown face that doesn belong to a film star, it still naomi campbell or christy turlington that they turn to.Because gen next hasn learnt to sizzle quite like them.Because it still schiffer, cindy crawford, kate moss and linda evangelista who take a dress from drab to dram, with just a toss of the hair and a swirl of the derriere.No surprise then that moss bagged 18 modelling contracts for the autumn/winter 2006 season just months after her cocaine scandal. That elle body macpherson continues to sell more pin up posters than any actress in hollywood.And fashion suffers the tantrums of campbell and the razor tongue of evangelista.These are women who have redefined style, given gravitas to fashion and created images for brands.They lent fashion the voice that clothes can only yearn to.But there hope.In the shape of young gemma ward, adrian lima and karolina kurkova.As fashion comes full circle yet again of course it will new crop will create its own niche and conquer couture.Meanwhile, here saluting the cats of the catwalk. Drugged on glam:Kate moss Date of birth:January 16, 1974 Place of birth:Addiscombe, croydon, england Height:5 feet, 6 inches Hair colour:Naturally brown, currently blond Eye colour:Hazelweight:48 kg In an era when the curvy silhouette was the call of the day, she wooed the ramp with her waif like figure and became fashion first lady trends and breaking rules. Kate moss She is kate moss, uk biggest fashion export.Discovered at the age of 14 at jjfk airport by storm model management while returning from a vacation in the bahamas, she went on to star on the cover of over 300 magazines.Unusually short for a ramp model, she modelled nude for an ad campaign for calvin klein obsession perfume.She may have a five year old daughter, but moss won the sexiest woman nme award and made a first appearance in the sunday times rich list in 2007, when she was estimated to be worth million. In mid 2007, forbes put her at second position on the list of the world top earning supermodels, for earning an estimated $9 million in the past 12 months.The loot comes courtesy campaigns with designer brands such as gucci, dolce gabbana, louis vuitton, versace, roberto cavalli, chanel, missoni, longchamp, david yurman, dior, yves saint laurent, burberry, louis vuitton uk rimmel, and bvlgari.Last year saw her signing a multi million pound deal with uk topshop to design her own clothing range exclusively for the chain.Incidentally, moss is as famous for her personal dressing style and headline making lifestyle as her work.She won the coveted council of fashion designers of america fashion influence award and a place on vanity fair international best dressed list. She is often credited with popularising items as diverse as the ugg boot, ballet flats, denim cutoff shorts, pirate boots, marc jacobs ankle boots, ysl muse bag, vivienne westwood skinny jeans, alexander mcqueen skull scarf, louis vuitton sprouse leopard cashmere scarf, and the balenciaga handbag.Her relationship with singer pete doherty is not her only link with the sound of music.Moss has made a foray into that world by appearing in numerous music videos, providing vocals for songs and djing.Her career may have been plagued by controversy, including the highly published cocaine scandal that lost her modelling contracts with several international companies overnight, but her friends in the industry supported her with galliano even stomping the ramp with a love you, kate tee. Baby doll:Gemina ward Date of birth:February 28, louis vuitton bags uk 1984 Place of birth:D czech republic Height:5 feet, 11 inches Hair colour:Blond Eye colour:Greenshe is the model of the moment.Meet australian supermodel and actor gemma ward who sauntered into the world of glamour and conquered the ramp with a baby doll look that has inspired a new craze in fashion among fashion insiders and fans alike.Accompanying her friends to a modelling competition paid off when she ended up being scouted herself.Ward was the youngest model to be hailed by the american vogue as one of girls of the modelling world, at the age of 16. Carrying couture and pr with aplomb, ward has been featured in shows for designer brands like versace, gucci, chanel, valentino and alexander mcqueen.She endorsed the prada handbag worldwide this year.Her replacement of kate moss as the face of calvin klein perfume, obsession night for men is a good indication of her influence in the world of fashion.Balenciaga, burberry, calvin klein, christian dior, dolce gabbana, herm jean paul gaultier, jil sander, karl lagerfeld, louis vuitton, prada, rochas, swarovski, valentino and yves saint laurent make up the list of the supermodel clients.Inspiring a new generation of models like vlada roslyakova, heather marks and jessica stam with her looks, ward has quickly become an icon in the fashion industry.