Supermodels: Sexy at Any Age

updated 05/22/2014 at 12:20 PM EDT

originally published 04/29/2014 04:35PM

Happy birthday, Naomi Campbell!

As the British stunner turns 44 Thursday, it's important to remember that models are people, too.

People who – if these photos are any indication – don't seem to age. And even though the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue turned 50 this year, the appeal of gorgeous women doesn't seem to be fading at all.

Which is good. Because the latest installment of our "younger selves" series brings you some of the most iconic supermodels of all time, voguing with their younger selves. And – spoiler alert – both versions are really, really, really ridiculously good-looking.



All photo illustrations by Tiffany Hagler-Geard and Linzi Silverman for PEOPLE.com.

Naomi Campbell

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Naomi Campbell in 1990 and 2014

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Campbell made her first professional appearance at the age of 7, when she appeared in the 1971 music video for Bob Marley's "Is This Love." (Marley covers a tuckered-out Campbell with a blanket at 2:06.)

Cindy Crawford

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Cindy Crawford in 2013 and 1989

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In 1995, Forbes named Crawford the highest-paid model in the world. But she's remained endearingly humble. "Even I don't wake up looking like Cindy Crawford," the supermodel, 48, once said.

Kate Moss

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Kate Moss in 2014 and 1993

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Over a quarter-century into her modeling career, Moss, 40, is still pulling in the big bucks: In 2012, she came in second on the Forbes top-earning models list.

Christie Brinkley

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Christie Brinkley in 1984 and 2014

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Brinkley, who turned 60 this year, recently told PEOPLE that "My 50s weren't easy ... [but] now I feel on top of my game." She looks it, too.

Christy Turlington

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Christy Turlington in 1990 and 2014

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Turlington, 45, is credited (or, if you're the parent of a teenager, blamed) for introducing the belly button ring into the zeitgeist in 1993.

Claudia Schiffer

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Claudia Schiffer in 1991 and 2012

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Schiffer, 43, famously dated magician David Copperfield back in the '90s. Did he cast an antiaging spell on the German beauty?

Tyra Banks

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Tyra Banks in 2013 and 1994

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Banks, 40, announced earlier this year that her beloved 2000 Disney film Life-Size (which starred a fresh-faced Lindsay Lohan), is getting a sequel. Miley Cyrus was very excited.

Linda Evangelista

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Linda Evangelista in 1993 and 2013

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Evangelista's quote, "We don't wake up for less than $10,000 a day" (a joke the 48-year-old made in Vogue in 1990) became shorthand for describing the heights to which supermodels were ascending in the 1990s.

Heidi Klum

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Heidi Klum in 2014 and 1998

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At this point, it'd be easier to list things that Heidi Klum has not done. To our knowledge, the 40-year-old has never trained a bear to play the trumpet, bare-knuckle boxed or driven a Dodge Challenger from Colorado to California in a doomed race against time, as in the 1971 classic action road movie Vanishing Point.

Janice Dickinson

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Janice Dickinson in 1993 and 2012

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Dickinson, 59, the self-proclaimed "world's first supermodel," was once reportedly told by modeling agent Eileen Ford that she was "much too ethnic" to be a model. They do say the best revenge is living well ...


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Sarah Jessica Parker in 1985 and 2013

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