Since opening Balenciaga Aline Weber has been on a steady rise towards the top. A slew of enviable assignments - covers, campaigns, you name it - are guaranteed to keep her front and center in the booking sweepstakes.
When Meisel embraces a girl in a big way it can transform a fresh face into a star. With back to back Vogue Italia covers and Prada campaigns, Amanda Murphy is the iconic photographer's latest favorite but he's far from the only one to notice this Chicagoan stunner. Frequent appearances in American Vogue working with the likes of Demarchelier and McDean show Amanda is no one-trick-pony.
Blessed with an innate elegance and undeniable presence in editorials, it was only a mater of time before Andreea Diaconu rose straight to the top. With a Vogue Paris cover under her belt and steady campaign work for power players like Ralph Lauren and Dolce&Gabbana Andreea is a star on the rise.
Ph: Lachlan Bailey
Andreea Diaconu's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The baby Bardot has impressed all the right names - Meisel, Mert & Marcus, Demarchelier, Craig McDean, the list goes on. With campaigns for Versace and covers of Vogue Paris & Vogue Italia under her belt the future looks bright. Given the combo of her bombshell looks and curvaceous figure Anna has an appeal that crosses into the mainstream so the sky is truly the limit.
A model's model, with a knack for capturing any mood and fitting into any scene. Ashleigh's versatile portfolio includes campaigns for Chanel, Burberry, Max Mara, Edun and editorial turns in every magazine worth mentioning. Add in full support of heavyweights like Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld and you have the makings of a star.
French beauty Aymeline broke out of the Alexander Wang camp to explode as one of the coolest editorial propositions of the moment. Now the editorial force has gone campaign snapping up only girl spots in everything from Bottega Veneta to Donna Karan, Reed Krakoff & Armani.
Ph: Erwin Olaf for Bottega Veneta F/W 12
Aymeline Valade's most recent campaigns: [view all]
Energy, excitement and a look like no one else - Binx is a one of a kind model with a profile that keeps on rising. Campaigns for Celine, Coach and Chanel are a testament to her versatility as are repeated work for the coolest glossies in the biz.
Caroiline Brasch Nielsen rises to the occasion after one of the most stunning debuts on the market. The Danish beauty's presence in ads for Valentino, Y-3 and Sonia Rykiel are a testament to her continued excellence.
Photo: Fabien Baron for Intermission April 2013 Cover
Caroline Brasch Nielsen's most recent campaigns: [view all]
When you have mega-photographers clamoring to work with you, you've hit the next level and Chiharu Okunugi's editorial list reads like a who's who of top tier photogs. Mert & Marcus, Meisel, Sundsbø and of course Karl Lagerfeld who cast Chiharu in a starring role in his latest Chanel campaign.
Ph: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot for Love Magazine F/W 13 Cover
Chiharu Okunugi's most recent campaigns: [view all]
Radiant beauty and a timeless appeal, Cora Emmanuel was destined for high fashion success. Balancing work for fashion's iconic luxury labels like Chanel and Balmain, with posing for mass market powerhouses Gap, H&M and Diesel, Cora showcases the best of both worlds.
Unlike most models Drake got her start in film, appearing in indie auteur Larry Clark’s Marfa Girl long before starting on the catwalk. The same aloof hipness that Burnette displayed in the film is exactly why designers flock to her today. A favorite of Thom Browne and Phoebe Philo, Drake snags impressive campaigns left and right including spots for Agnona, Acne and Neil Barrett.
WSJ September 2013 Cover by Josh Olins
Drake Burnette's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The perfect face to represent this season's mod revival, Edie Campbell can look like a child of the '60s and a thoroughly modern muse all at once. Work for Burberry, Saint Laurent, i-D, and LOVE prove how versatile and in-demand Edie is.
The American dream is real! A longstanding beauty contract, work photography's upper echelon (Mert & Marcus, Sims, Testino, Inez & Vinoodh) a stunning cover of Vogue Paris to boot. Emily DiDonato is the total package and she's here to stay!
Ph. David Sims for Vogue Paris
Emily DiDonato's most recent campaigns: [view all]
A straight off the bat success blessed with undeniable classic beauty and knack for showing up in all the right places. Esther is a frequent presence in work for Chloe, Valentino and in the pages of prestige mags like Dazed, Garage & Interview.
Fei Fei's effortless cool and bonafide chic is burning full tilt in bookings so blue chip you have to think of this girl as a new beauty ideal. Giorgio Armani & Calvin Klein seem to agree, both have enlisted the stunning Fei Fei as representative for their luxe cosmetics collections.
Photo: Steven Meisel for Vogue Italia January 2013
A gap toothed beauty with an enviable pedigree and undeniable presence in front of the camera. With fashion power players like Emmanuelle Alt & Katie Grand as fans Georgia has added high powered editorial to her repertoire, appearing in the pages of Vogue Paris, LOVE and Dazed & Confused. With multiple campaigns and a multi-year beauty contract to boot Georgia is the total package.
Ph. Mert & Marcus for LOVE
Georgia May Jagger's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The striking Irene dominates every photo she's in and photographers love that. Craig McDean, Steven Meisel and Daniel Jackson have all fallen under her spell and it's resulted in campaigns for Lanvin, Prada and Ports 1961.
Ph. Craig McDean for Ports 1961
Irene Hiemstra's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The Carla Bruni comparisons may abound, but Josephine has risen to become a valuable star in her own right. Designers love Ms. Le Tutor’s regal presence and enlist her for any and all ads requiring a worldly elegance. With everyone from Dior to Jil Sander and Zara clamoring for more, Josephine is a girl most wanted.
Ports 1961 S/S 14 Campaign by Craig McDean
Josephine Le Tutour's most recent campaigns: [view all]
A seasoned model who has risen through the ranks and into the rarified circle of in-demand girls. With an only girl Tom Ford campaign, including Tom Ford Beauty, under her belt, as well as consistent work with labels like Jil Sander, Akris, Honor, and more, Karlina has proven herself time and time again.
Kati Nescher is the a Top 10 Newcomer who justified the hype. It is one thing to open more fashion week shows than anyone else, it is another thing to back that up with a campaign season that rivals the greats. Kati Nescher has proven track record of excellence in every arena and balancing only girl ads for Tom Ford, Alexander Wang & Nina Ricci cements her girl of the moment status.
Ph: Patrick Demarchelier for British Vogue Feb 2013
Ethereal, edgy, and cooler than ever, Katlin has been impressing since opening and closing Prada back in '09. With renewed vigor and a series of stellar editorials in Another, W, and Vogue China, Aas is more relevant than ever.
The ultimate cool girl strikes again! With back to back Vogue Italia covers and multiple campaigns for Prada, Lexi is undoubtedly Meisel’s girl of the moment. Not a bad position to be in especially when you’ve managed to also book every top tier show under the sun and make your way into the pages of Another, V and British Vogue.
American art school teenager flies to Milan opens Prada and endears herself to a bevvy of blue chip photogs. It is the modeling dream and Lindsey Wixson has lived it. Her distinctive look sets her apart from everyone else on the scene and she's put that gap-toothed grin to good use in campaigns for industry bigwigs like Versace, Chanel and Miu Miu.
Photo: Patrick Demarchelier for Vogue Japan March 2013
Lindsey Wixson's most recent campaigns: [view all]
Flame-haired and freckle faced Magdalena is ideal for ethereal shoots and photography’s bigwigs put her delicate beauty to good use in editorial after editorial. High profile work for Valentino, Prada and Louis Vuitton keeps her amongst fashion’s most wanted redheads.
Ph: Sarah Moon for Valentino SS13
Magdalena Jasek's most recent campaigns: [view all]
A London girl with an exquisite face and an appealing personality. Malaika is the kind of total package model that invigorates the whole market. Naturally, Burberry has already jumped on the bandwagon enlisting the beautiful newcomer for campaign after campaign. Add to this work with Prada, Valentino, W Magazine, Vogue Paris and a Marc Jacobs fragrance deal and you have the start of an epic rise to the top
British Vogue November Supplement Cover 2013 by Nick Dorey
Model, photographer, director Manon Leloup is a true renaissance girl and designers love her versatile look and expressive face. With a campaign portfolio that includes everything from The Gap to Carolina Herrera and Akris, Leloup seems destined for an exciting and diverse career.
The hauntingly pretty Marine is blessed with presence in front of the camera - a fact that has been noticed by some of fashion’s coolest image-makers. With her campaigns for everyone from mainstays like Dolce & Gabbana and Louis Vuitton to cutting-edge labels like Carven and Edun, Marine has certainly made her mark.
Numero China February 2014 Cover by Bruno Staub
Marine Deleeuw's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The effervescent Ming Xi is the rare model who can balance back to back bookings for top tier clients with a steady roster of more commercial work. Ming's flawless look and winning personality have made her a favorite of editors, stylist and photographers alike and with fresh campaigns for Lane Crawford and Kenzo Ming proves she's essential.
The runway seasons, the blue chip campaigns to anchor this and an editorial roster that reflects the ideal for a long distance run...this is the modern model ideal. No wonder she's laughing all the way to bank in those memorable Tom Ford ads.
Some girls are just A-List right out of the gate and Nadja Bender is one of them, in little over year she's racked up multiple campaigns for Gucci, Chloe, Balmain, H&M and more, plus a Numero cover and a show list that is impressive from start to finish. It's this undeniable momentum that has propelled her to the top and shows no sign of letting up.
With a crimson hair color that takes us back to the days of 90s clubbing and an editorial slate that reads like a who’s who of high fashion, Natalie Westling has it. The wide-eyed Westling has served as face of Tom Ford, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Marc Jacobs all in under a year - if she keeps the momentum going the sky is the limit.
Ph. Hedi Slimane for Saint Laurent Paris
Natalie Westling's most recent campaigns: [view all]
Stepping onto the scene with a Prada campaign is one way to make a splash and Ondria Hardin certainly knows how to get your attention. The arrestingly beautiful Ms. Hardin is a regular presence in high profile campaigns and has already racked up a fragrance contract for Marc Jacobs Daisy and ads for Anna Sui, Chanel and YSL Beaute.
i-D Pre-Fall 2013 Cover by Luigi & Daniele + Iango
High cheekbones, strong brows and an innate elegance, Ophelie Guillermand has it all, including a red hot career. Her star turns for Prada, Vogue Italia, coupled with an enviable show season make her a girl in high demand.
Intermission #9 S/S 14 Cover by Paul Wetherell
Ophelie Guillermand's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The girl with the bowl-cut bob has conquered fashion - open every magazine from British Vogue, V, Vogue Paris to i-D and you'll see the lovely Ms. Rollinson staring back at you. Sam's chiseled cheekbones also make an appearance in campaigns for Sonia Rykiel, Valentino and J.Brand - proving her versatility and standout status.
Sasha Luss’ career was already red hot, but when she made the switch to platinum it pushed her into the stratosphere. As the star of campaigns for Dior, Lanvin and Chanel Sasha has quickly become one of the worlds most in-demand faces.
With a freshly minted Shiseido contract and a series of high profile editorial appearances, Sui He's star just keeps on rising. Ralph Lauren put the Chinese beauty on the map when he made her the very first Asian model to open his show and since then Sui's momentum has soared to new heights.
Discovered on Models.com, elegant beauty Tian Yi has become a favorite of fashion-forward mags like Dazed & Confused and Vogue China. Editorially she's on a roll, but it's her presence in campaigns for lines like Vera Wang and Louis Vuitton, plus her stellar show season that make her one of the most wanted faces of the moment.
The natural choice for fashion's coolest brands, Tilda Lindstam has the kind of laid back chic that women aspire towards. Calvin Klein, Alexander Wang and Chloe have all embraced Ms. Lindstam's off-kilter allure and her editorial slate is just as impressive.
Ph: Vincent van de Wijngaard for 3.1 Phillip Lim
Tilda Lindstam's most recent campaigns: [view all]
The Meisel seal of approval has launched numerous careers over the years and Vanessa is the latest to catch the eye of the world's most powerful photographer. Steady appearances in ads for Prada and that beautiful Vogue Italia cover cement Vanessa's status as a power player and the ongoing exclusive promises more exciting work is in the pipeline.
Ph: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot for Calvin Klein F/W 13
Vanessa Axente's most recent campaigns: [view all]
With a one of a kind look and an alluring personality Yumi Lambert has been on every designer and photographer’s must have list since her debut. On the runway she remains a fixture, but it’s in print where she really shines. Campaigns for Hermes and Chanel gave the beauty a chance to flex her high fashion muscle, while editorial work with Richard Burbride, Patrick Demarchelier and Paulo Roversi cements her status as a photographer favorite.