It takes a trained and well-versed model to become a poised runway model. Ripping the runway is an art within itself.
Taking over impressionable runway shows, one stride at a time, new models are making great breakthrough’s. We’ve caught numerous models being sprinkled throughout runway shows such as Christian Dior, Ellery, Fendi and Burberry. There have been tons of new faces, but there happens to be a list of models who stand out. Check out our top picks of Runway Models to Watch that are adding a certain something to each runway this year.
The Belgian model was discovered and quickly placed in Prada’s Fall 2017 Menswear Show. Arriving on the scene with the boys, Nandy stuck out. This led her from being picked exclusively for Prada to being selected for various womenswear collections on the runway.
The South African model brings edge to the scene that we can’t resist. Introducing her new look as an Alexander Wang exclusive, Nina gained interest by recruiters, casting directors and scouts immediately. She goes on to slay runways for Lanvin, Moschino and Fenty x Puma.
As the daughter of Katoucha Niane and designer Nigel Curtiss, Aiden enters the fashion industry with a certain level of knowledge. Moving through the industry, Aiden learned to create a mesmerizing presence while on the runway. Through her love for producing music, she finds a creative outlet in between shows. With representation from Next Management, she has walked for shows such as Fenty x Puma, Versace and Fendi.
Equipped with an extensive modelling career, Kaya was discovered by scouts at the age of 15. After taking a short hiatus, she found a keen interest in music and performing. Using it as an outlet and self-therapy, Kaya returned to the fashion industry. Coming back with a bang, she recently walks for Balenciaga, Burberry and J.W. Anderson. Her strong features are striking on the runway, making her desirable and unique.
Gracing runway’s on a global level at the age of 15, Imari is making a name for herself early. Signed to Metropolitan Management out of Paris, she entered the industry as an exclusive for Prada F/W 2017 Show. Soon after, she snags Loewe and Hermès within her short time on the scene.
Written by Sydney Murdock