While Aussie Miranda Kerr was your pick, we were truly enchanted with Natalia Vodianova. In '09, the Russian beauty took the fashion world by storm swooping up copious ad campaigns, magazine covers, and runway shows. After all, who can turn down those electric blue eyes and supple pout? Not I. If that weren't enough, Natalia also tried her hand at designing for lingerie and swimwear brand Etam and knit house Lutz & Palmos. All of that while taking care of her cute kiddies and hubby Justin Portman — a Super in the making.
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