Before the countless covers, runway shows, and high-profile campaigns, models like Miranda Kerr, Hilary Rhoda, and Kate Upton were just fresh-faced newbies. Curious to see what they looked like when they were still fashion rookies? Thanks to Modelinia, today's slideshow is a stylish blast from the past!
Before They Were Top Models: The Polaroids You Have To See
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Click through now to see the first Polaroid shots of nine stunners on the verge of turning their breakout moments into bona fide careers and learn how they got their start.
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Big break: Opening and closing Prada's S/S 11 show.
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Big break: Being cast by Nicholas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga's S/S 06 show.
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Big break: Becoming a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2007.
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Big break: Landing the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 2012.
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Big break: Walking for Chanel, Burberry, Jean Paul Gaultier, and more during her debut season, F/W 08.
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Big break: Walking exclusively for Givenchy during the Spring 10 couture season.
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Big break: Landing a contract with Victoria's Secret in 2006 and becoming the face of Burberry in 2008.
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Big break: Debuting on the S/S 06 runways as an exclusive for Prada and Miu Miu.
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Big break: Being shot by Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue in 2009.