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Born in Canada to Italian parents in 1965, Linda Evangelista has been featured on over six hundred magazine covers in a career that is edging into its third decade. The long-time muse of Steven Meisel, she holds the record number of Vogue Italia covers and first appeared on the front of i-D’s The Hard Issue way back in 1993. Her widely publicised personal life, classic quotes (“We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day”) and lasting charisma, as well as her campaigns for Prada, Talbots and Chanel, all contribute to the legend of this megamodel and loving mum. No wonder she starred on the cover of our Fall 2012, The Role Model Issue!