Ten New Models Who Conquered Fall 2012’s Runways
By James Lim
Before Karlie Kloss became ZOMG!!! Karlie Kloss, she was just like any rookie model fighting for her spot on the runway. But in the bunches of new faces that flood the market season after season, only a few will go on in hopes of becoming ... the next Karlie Kloss (and here you thought we were going to say America's Next Top Model, didn't you?). So of all the newbies who hit the scene this month, which ones should you care about? For starters, DNA Models' Vanessa Axente must be on your radar — the Hungarian 16-year-old opened for Prada, Céline, and Valentino in her debut season and she's reportedly bagged a prestigious fall campaign. Then there's Danish beauty Nadja Bender, who booked Alexander Wang stateside and went on to schedule a slew of shows overseas. Finally, not one, but two Chinese models — Tian Yi and Lina Zhang — found their footing during their sophomore seasons. Click ahead to meet these ladies and more.
Shes a cute girl and had a great season, being a Prada opener is always a great thing. Not sure if she really stands out to me yet, waiting to see her in print. She reminds me of a mix of Daphne and Sigrid
English transcription/translation of Vogue.it interview.
"I was born in Hungary in a small town."
Do you have a nickname?
"No i don't have but my friends and my family calls me Vani."
How did you start modelling?
"First my older sister start modelling and I told my parents that i wanna try too."
A funny experience as a model
"Well I always have funny experience but now i can`t tell you."
Describe your Style
"It depends on my mood. I like to be elegant, or sporty."
Your Fashion Tip
"Be yourself and feel good in your outfit."
Who is your Icon?
"Gisele Bundchen and Karlie Kloss."
A favourite dress in your wardrobe?
"A G-star raw jeans, a blazer from Pinko and a cocktail dress from a Hungarian designers called USE UNUSE."
What is fashion for you?
"Fashion is a part of my life. I like fashion so much."
What do you buy the most?
"Food. I love food! And bags and everything."
"I don`t know, i'm obsessed with many thing, like Apple stuff."
How do you spend your free time?
"I spend with my family, my friends."
Your favourite hobby?
"I like playing basketball, dancing, taking pictures."
Something about your life at home
"I have a really good life. I got everything from my parents, i don`t have many friends just 5 but i can tell them everything."
Your highest goal?
"My Prada show."
Projects for the future?
"I don`t have any projects. I mean of course i wanna do many campaigns, editorials but I'm happy if i can work."
Your biggest dream
"I wanna be a topmodel, i wanna do the Victoria`s Secret show and after I wanna be an actress."
What do you keep in your bag?
"My iPhone, lipstick, book, makeup stuffs, notebook."
City/country you wish to visit?
"I wanna go to Canada, to Maldives and Iceland but i wanna go everywhere. I love travelling."
Do you have a secret?
"Yes I have but that's why it's a secret so I cannot tell you."
What do you love the most?
"My family, my friends and my little fat dog."
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