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From Chanel Iman to Chloe Nørgaard to Lily Aldridge, a handful of today's best models got started right here on the California coast. So, here's what we want to know: Who will make up the next generation of L.A. beauties on the verge of supermodel status?
In an effort to answer this very question, we scoured the city's top agencies in search of fresh faces, reached out to the best local designers to find out what P.Y.T. they're itching to book for their next campaign, and kept our eyes wide open for that mystifying "It" factor when attending a chic soiree. It took a lot of time and precision, but, in the end, we now boast an incredibly strong list of unique, undeniably beautiful girls destined for major success. Ahead, the 12 jaw-dropping, local beauties to know before the rest of the world does.