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10/06/2014 12:45 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Top 5 Most Popular Runway Models of Spring/Summer '15

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While fashion month seems like a grueling four weeks for editors and buyers, it's perhaps most exhausting for the models. On top of all the travel, these hard-working ladies also face early call times and late-night fittings -- making sleep but a distant memory for most. Needless to say, it takes a special breed of model to walk dozens of shows per year, but the ones who can pull off the impressive feat hold a special place in the business for seasons to come.

So, who was this year's top catwalker? Following the end of Paris Fashion Week, we tasked ourselves (with a little help from Models.com) to narrow down the top models of the season-- a list that is based on the sheer number of shows the model walked from start to finish.

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5. Harleth Kuusik (Tie)
Agency: The Society Management
Number of Shows Walked: 51
This is the second season for the 17-year-old Estonian, whose bleach blonde hair and icy blue eyes could be seen walking for such designers as Proenza Schouler, Givenchy, Miu Miu, Valentino, Prada, Jason Wu and Louis Vuitton.

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5. Maja Salamon (Tie)
Agency: NEXT Model Management
Number of Shows Walked: 51
After taking New York by storm last month, the Polish model managed to rack up a number of impressive runway slots this season including appearances for Oscar de la Renta, Dior, Louis Vuitton and Kenzo among others.

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5. Julia Bergshoeff (Tie)
Agency: DNA Models
Number of Shows Walked: 51
Though still finishing school in her native Papendrecht, Netherlands, the 17-year-old model managed to walk in a total of 51 shows including opening Sarah Burton's Alexander McQueen show and closing for Coach, Proenza Schouler, Burberry and Giambattista Valli.

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4. Lexi Boling
Agency: Ford Models
Number of Shows Walked: 52
After walking a total of 24 shows in New York, the 17-year-old American stunner continued her streak opening and closing Tom Ford in addition to appearing in shows for Celine, Givenchy, Alexander Wang, Miu Miu, Prada and Chanel.

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3. Waleska Gorczevski
Agency: DNA Models
Number of Shows Walked: 61
Since getting her start as a Dior couture exclusive in spring 2014, the 17-year-old Brazilian has continued her quest for runway domination by making runway appearances at Chanel, Jil Sander, Proenza Schouler, Chloe and Fendi, while also closing Dior in Paris.

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2. Alexandra Elizabeth Ljadov
Agency: The Society Management
Number of Shows Walked: 63
After making her catwalk debut for Proenza Schouler in New York last season, the 17-year-old Estonian model went on to complete a full show circuit that included such highlights as opening Vionnet, closing Carven, and walking for such heavy hitters as Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Calvin Klein among others.

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1. Maartje Verhoef
Agency: Women Management
Number of Shows Walked: 66
With 66 shows, the 17-year-old Dutch native was the hardest-working model of the season --opening in New York for Donna Karan, closing Ralph Lauren and Victoria Beckham and walking for pretty much every major fashion house thereafter.

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