The Most Famous It Girls In History, Called Out

Who are your favorites?

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Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss at a party in 1999

Every decade has seen women whose style and beauty have charmed the masses. They’re called It girls — the vanguard and muses for the world’s biggest talents. See the evolution of the It girl ahead; you’ll recognize many of the faces on this non-exhaustive list.

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1920s: Josephine Baker

The American-born French talent (she sang, danced, and acted) was the face of the the beauty and vitality of Black-American culture, which took France by storm in this decade. Later, during WWII, she became a French Resistance agent and spied on the Nazis.Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone/Getty Images