By  on February 5, 2007

Catherine McNeil/Next
Home country: Australia
Age: 17 Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Hair: Dark brown Eyes: Green
Favorite New York City haunt: "I just got here and am still exploring, but I love the Lower East Side so far."
Item of clothing she will never get rid of: "I live for my Bettina Liano jeans from Australia."
Favorite designers: Gucci, Balenciaga
Her best feature: "My six piercings. I won't tell you where they are."

CIcEly Telman/Ford
Home country: The Netherlands
Age: 19 Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Hair: Red Eyes: Blue
Favorite New York City haunt: "The high buildings at Times Square ­— they're so different from home."
Item of clothing she will never get rid of: "My warm boots from French Connection and my Marc Jacobs jacket."
Favorite designers: Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein
Her best feature: "My hair. It makes me stronger [in the industry] for being so different."

Todiana Vasquez/Elite
Home country: U.S.
Age: 17 Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue
Favorite thing to do in the Big Apple: "I love a great game at Madison Square Garden, whether it's the Rangers or the Knicks."
Item of clothing she will never get rid of: "My Rogan jeans."
Favorite designer: Proenza Schouler
Her best feature: "My big blue eyes."

Anna Baliko/DNA

Home country: Hungary
Age: 20 Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Favorite New York City haunt: "I haven't seen much yet, but Times Square is an amazing sight."
Item of clothing she will never get rid of: "I have a special scarf that was given to me by a close friend in Tokyo."
Favorite designer: "I don't have a favorite because there are many different pieces that I like from each."
Her best feature: "I try not to take myself too seriously and try to enjoy each day and be happy."

Kasia Struss/Women

Home country: Poland
Age: 18 Height: 5 feet 10 1/2 inches
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Favorite thing to do in the Big Apple: "What little time I have between jobs, I wander around the MoMA, ride my bike through the West Village or go bowling with friends."
Item of clothing she will never get rid of: "A vintage black wool smock dress that works well dressed up or down."
Favorite designers: Prada, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton
Her best feature: "My carefree attitude to life's ups and downs."

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