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Who are some famously small models?

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Kate Moss, Cara Delevigne, Laetitia Casta, Devon Aoki and Georgia May Jagger are some famously small models. All of them are under 5 feet 8 inches, which is particularly unusual for editorial and fashion modeling.

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Kate Moss is 5 feet 7 inches and appears in runway shows for Chanel and Louis Vuitton. A 1990s stint as the face of Calvin Klein made her a household name. Cara Delevigne's is approximately 5 feet 8 inches. She models for Burberry, Fendi and Yves Saint Laurent.

Georgia May Jagger is Mick Jagger's and Jerry Hall's daughter, and she frequently pumps her 5 feet and 7 inches down runways for Chanel and Fendi. Laetitia Casta and Devon Aoki are 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 5 inches, respectively. They frequently participate in runway shows for Victoria's Secret, Versace and Roberto Cavalli.

Leslie Lawson, formerly known as Twiggy, is arguably one of the most famous small models. At 5 feet 8 inches, she was roughly 91 pounds during the 1960s. As of 2015, she is the face of Olay.

Models seeking work in fashion and editorial modeling most often fall into specific height and weight categories, according to Models.com. Women must be at least 5 feet 8 inches and between 90 and 120 pounds. Similarly, male models must be at least 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet 2 inches and no heavier than 170 pounds.

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