IF THERE'S one thing we know about Australia, it's that there's never a shortage of "It" Girl model exports. Jessica Gomes, Jessica Hart, Miranda KerrGemma Ward and more recently, model/DJ/chef/artist Robyn Lawley. But first there was Elle. So it adds a layer of significance (not to mention lofty expectations) when Marie Claire Australia shot Robyn for their latest cover in a nod to one of Elle Macpherson's record five SI Swimsuit covers.

Robyn Lawley on the Nov. 2014 cover of Marie Claire Australia in a nod to Elle's 1988 cover (right)
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What's more, it gave us the perfect excuse to look back at that 1988 cover shoot in Thailand with Marc Hispard for this week's Throwback Thursday. Done and done.

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