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Model of the Moment: Lineisy Montero

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Natural haired beauty Lineisy Montero was discovered in her home town of Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. In the fall of 2015 she burst on to the scene walking exclusively for Prada as the first black model on their runway in many, many years. Since then Lineisy has been quite the sort after face,

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Model of the Moment: Ajak Deng

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Sudanese model Ajak Deng is a stunner. Deng is not a newcomer to the scene. She has walked in multiple shows over the years as well as having loads of editorials, and substantial campaigns under her belt.

 

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Best of New York Fashion Week AW15

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As was the case last fall, I’m behind in my collection reviews due to being in London last week for fashion week. Flashback to New York where eyes definitely seemed to be the focus of many of the looks and natural matte skin was popular. I liked what Tom Pecheux did at Altuzarra combing cool and warm cream shadows for a 80’s feel on the eyes.

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Model of the Moment: Aya Jones

Aya Jones was scouted in her hometown of Paris, and it’s blatantly obvious why: 5’10, oval faced, doe eyes, and those lips. Aya debuted in Milan walking exclusively for Prada’s Spring 2015 show. After that she was up and down the runways of the most sort after designers,

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Model of the Moment: Cindy Bruna

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Gorgeous newcomer Cindy Bruna is off to a fabulous start in her career. Walking in the spring shows for Givenchy, Balmain, and Elie Saab to name just a few. She also made her debut at the catwalk event of the year–the Victoria’s Secret fashion show which airs next week on December 10.

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Malaika Firth for Prada AW13

Not since Miss Naomi Campbell 19 years ago, has Prada featured a black model in their campaign. Enter the gorgeous Malaika Firth, who was born the same year that Naomi was in the ads. Malaika hails from Kenya but currently resides in my favourite place–Britain. What’s even more impressive is that shares this campaign with some of the hottest names in the game–Christy Turlington,

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Model of the Moment: Maria Borges

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Maria Borges is brand new to the modelling game and yet has racked up a rather impressive list of runways walked. From Tom Ford and Givenchy to Gianfranco Ferre and Marc Jacobs. Maria’s svelte frame and super long legs have travelled all the way from Angola to the worlds biggest fashion capitals.

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Model of the Moment: Jourdan Dunn

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Jourdan was spotted at the age of 16, where many 16 year old British girls can be found — at discount fashion superstore Primark. A few years later and she’s gone from Primark shopper to British Fashion Council’s “Model of the Year” in 2008. Jourdan was also on the cover of Italian Vogue in July 2008 with the entire issue celebrating Black models.

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