As a season between seasons it’s easy to overlook the importance of pre-fall, but the mini-season is full of lookbooks, presentations and the occasional high profile show. When it comes to casting certain models have been clearly dominating the field with multiple appearances in designer pre-fall lookbooks, which can often serve as foreshadowing for campaigns and other lucrative work with the team behind the scenes. Take a look at which girls are doing well this pre-fall and the myriad of ways designers put their versatile beauty to good use.
PREFALL LOOKBOOKS : Burberry Prorsum, Chloe, Diesel, Elizabeth and James & J. Mendel
Photos by Billy Ballard
As one of fashion’s in demand cool girls, Juliana has been appearing everywhere this pre-fall. Brands like Diesel and Elizabeth & James don’t share a link with Chloe & Burberry on the surface, but Juliana’s appearances in imagery for each of those lines shows her ability to add a touch of chic to high & low end looks.
Elizabeth and James / J. Mendel
PREFALL LOOKBOOKS – Prabal Gurung, Thakoon & Sachin & Babi
We’re not sure why designers have been swathing Mijo in layers of print and pattern this season, but so far we’re loving it – she has a way of making even the most unusual combinations look easy & wearable.
Thakoon / Sachin & Babi
PREFALL LOOKBOOKS – Derek Lam 10 Crosby, Hugo Boss & Chloe
Luxury with an edge, much like her selective show seasons Kat’s pre-fall lineup is well edited and enviably high profile. Each line is different but they’re united by their low key take on luxury. Kat wears each piece like a second skin and adds an inimitable poise to all her shots.
Derek Lam 10 Crosby
Thakoon / Sachin & Babi
PREFALL LOOKBOOKS – Opening Ceremony, Prabal Gurung & Creatures of the Wind
As one of the year’s rising stars the captivating Issa lends her look to labels with an innate cool. Prabal, Opening Ceremony & Creatures of the Wind all boast a trend conscious clientele and cult-followings with fashion editors – making them exactly the kinds of labels Issa might wear during her off time.
Creatures of the Wind / Prabal Gurung
PREFALL LOOKBOOKS – Bottega Veneta, Jason Wu & Donna Karan
Only the best for Sanne! The gorgeous Ms. Vloet is becoming a favorite of ultra-luxury labels with a ladylike touch Donna Karan, Bottega and Jason Wu share an feminine ethos and a refined model.
Bottega Veneta / Donna Karan
PREFALL LOOKBOOKS – Maiyet, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta & KLS
As a consistent and reliable presence on the runway and in editorials Mina never fails to make clothes look amazing, perhaps that’s why she’s gotten some of the season’s more glamorous looks with labels from Oscar de la Renta, Jason Wu and Maiyet.
Oscar de la Renta
Maiyet / Jason Wu