Fashion has always had a generation of supermodels from Twiggy to Kate Moss. With London Fashion Week around the corner, and in case you've been living under a rock, we give you a low down on a selection of the new generation of supermodels.

Gigi Hadid

Daughter of a real estate agent and former model, Gigi has been seen in music videos from the likes of Miguel and Taylor Swift. She recently featured in the Balmain sibling themed campaign, alongside her sister Bella Hadid.

Jourdan Dunn

Jourdan Dunn

Discovered in her local Primark store in Hammersmith, Jourdan Dunn has achieved much on and off the catwalk. As well as juggling motherhood and modelling - including appearing in a Beyoncé music video - Jourdan has her own online cooking show. You can watch the latest episode of How It's Dunn over on Amuse.

Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne

The name really speaks for itself. Whether you know her for her quirks, modelling work or acting skills, you are sure to have heard of Cara Delevingne. She has made designs for her own collections with DKNY, her most recent being released in June 2015. She also starred alongside Pharrell Williams in a Chanel short film in which the pair perform the song 'CC The World'. Cara's most recent movie release is Paper Towns.

 

Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls

Listed #8 on Forbes list of "World's Highest Paid Models", the Puerto Rican psycology graduate has modelled for virtually every fashion house you can think of.  Like some of the aforementioned models, Joan Smalls also featured in Beyoncé's 'Yoncé' music video as well as the Balmain sibling campaign alongside her sister Erika.

 

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner

Despite being a member of the Kardashian clan, Kendall Jenner was determined to make a name for herself in her own right , and indeed she has. She started out with Wilhelmina Models and has since modelled for Marc Jacobs, Donna Karen and Fendi. She announced through social media that she was the global face of Esteé Lauder, which resulted in a surge of the brand's followers by 50,000 within three days.