The All-American Model

A famous face is now a name: Cheryl Tiegs

For those who simply want to look at the pictures, the words that follow may be thought of not as bits of language but as bits of Styrofoam, packed around the images they accompany to keep them from breaking. The pictures are precious, though they could not be called rare. The sweet creature they show is the new Top Model, who is among the most extensively photographed, and certainly is one of the most expensively photographed, women on earth.

Top Models are not elected or anointed, but every couple...

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