'Playboy' models recreate their iconic covers decades later: See the incredible pics


Clearly, these Playboy Playmates have still got it!

Playboy recently asked seven famous Playmates to recreate their iconic covers from years ago -- in honor of their motto, "Once a Playmate always a Playmate" -- and the results are pretty spectacular. The ladies featured include Charlotte Kemp, Cathy St. George, Monique St. Pierre, Renee Tenison, Candace Collins, Lisa Matthews and Kimberly Conrad.

Conrad is Hugh Hefner's ex-wife and the mother of 25-year-old Cooper Hefner, who's now the magazine's chief creative officer.

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See some of the recreations in the gallery below:

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"I'm from Alabama originally, but I grew up in West Vancouver," Conrad, 54, says about how she got her modeling start. "The sweetness comes from the South! Money doesn't buy manners. I moved to Los Angeles and -- boom -- there it was. Hef and I started dating, got married, had kids, and the rest is history."

Conrad recalls her time at the infamous Playboy Mansion.

"There was a common misconception that I put the kibosh on the partying at the Mansion," she says. "It had nothing to do with me. The Playmates still came over, but it was nice to have them call and say, 'Hi! I'm coming up!' Let the office know. It was still wide open. It was still the ultimate restaurant and health club with a 24-hour membership. We never refused anyone, ever."

Meanwhile, 48-year-old Tenison recalls the drama over her 1990 cover.

See photos of Hugh Hefner:

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Los Angeles, CA - OCTOBER 25: Hugh Hefner and Crystal Hefner attend Playboy Mansion's Annual Halloween Bash at The Playboy Mansion on October 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Playboy)
HOLMBY HILLS, CA - MAY 15: Playboy Founder and Editor in Chief Hugh M. Hefner (L) and 2014 Playmate Of The Year Kennedy Summers attend Playboy's 2014 Playmate Of The Year Announcement and Reception at The Playboy Mansion on May 15, 2014 in Holmby Hills, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Playboy)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Cooper Hefner (L) and Hugh Hefner pose with Playmate Bunnies at Playboy's 60th Anniversary special event on January 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Playboy)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Hugh Hefner poses at Playboy's 60th Anniversary special event on January 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Playboy)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Hugh Hefner (C) poses with Playboy Bunnies, Playmate of the Year 2013 Raquel Pomplun (2nd L) and Miss December 2009 Crystal Hefner (2nd R) at Playboy's 60th Anniversary special event on January 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Playboy)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 15: Publisher Hugh Hefner attends a press conference at the 35th Anniversary Playboy Jazz Festival - Day 1 at the Hollywood Bowl on June 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodrigo Vaz/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 09: (L-R) Cooper Hefner, Playboy Playmate of the Year Raquel Pomplun, Hugh Hefner and Jaclyn Swedberg attend the 2013 Playmate Of The Year announcement at The Playboy Mansion on May 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 09: Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner (R) and his wife Playboy Playmate Crystal Hefner (L) attend the 2013 Playmate Of The Year announcement at The Playboy Mansion on May 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
New York Friars Club Roasts Playboy founder Hugh Hefner at the New York Hilton Hotel in N ew York City. 9/29/2001. Pictured: Ice-T, Kylie Bax and Hugh Hefner. Photo: Evan Agostini/ImageDirect
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: ***EXCLUSIVE*** (L to R) Publisher Hugh Hefner (C) poses with Playboy models Holy Madison (L) and Tiffany Holiday during Tiffany's birthday party at Koi restaurant September 12, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
Hugh Hefner and Gene Simmons at the Gene Simmons' 'Tongue Magazine' release party at Barfly in West Hollywood, Ca. Tuesday, June 11, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect. *** Exclusive*****
400796 01: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (C) poses with his playmates outside Las Palmas club February 6, 2002 in West Hollywood, CA. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
397548 05: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner poses with his Playmates at Joya club November 17, 2001 in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Publisher Hugh Hefner poses with Playboy models Tiffany Holiday and Summer Altice during Tiffany Holiday's birthday party at Koi restaurant September 12, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
401246 11: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (C) poses with his playmates during the 'Swank' show presented by Fetish Ball at El Rey Theater February 17, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by David Klein/Getty Images)
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"When I did Playboy, there was a little bit of controversy because I was the first African-American Playmate of the Year and some women were saying I was being objectified," Tenison recalls. "But I said, 'Well, if you're pro-choice, shouldn't I have the right to choose what I want to do?' If I want to pose nude, I should be able to pose nude!"

"When the issue came out, the response was 90 percent positive and maybe 10 percent didn't like it," she adds. "If you look back, all the big models from Christy Turlington to Naomi Campbell posed nude. I see it as art. Not everybody sees it that way, but that's how I see it."

As for Collins, 60, she says she feels "lucky" to be part of the Playboy family.

"[Photographers] were always professional and no sooner would they pay any special attention to a nude or semi-clad model than a milkman pays to his bottles," she says of the sexy photo shoots. "It was a job, granted a job they wanted done perfectly, but still a job. I now know just how special those shoots were and feel very, very lucky to be in such a unique sorority."

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