FASHION

8 Models to Watch This Season


The spring 2016 fashion campaigns are here–and with them, a new batch of rising models. Here, a guide to the must-know faces of the season.

1

Name: Celine Bouly at Supreme

Big Break: The 19-year-old French model got her start in editorial work for British glossies such as POP, DAZED, LOVE, and most recently appeared in Vogue France. This season, she’s the face of Chloe.

2

Name: Polina Oganicheva at Supreme

Big Break: Since catching the eye of Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, the 20-year-old Siberian model closed the Spring 2016 show, appeared in the Gucci Pre-Fall look book and is one of the stars in his Berlin campaign.

3

Name: Yasmin Wijnaldum at Society

Big Break: At 17 years old, the Dutch model has a Prada exclusive on the runway. This season, she appears alongside supermodels Natalia Vodianova and Sasha Pivavarova in the brand’s campaign.

4

Name: Romy Schonberger at DNA

Big Break: Since being scouted while shopping at H&M in her hometown in the Netherlands, Romy has walked for Oscar De La Renta, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, and Prabal Gurung. Now, she stars in the Jill Stuart Spring 2016 campaign.

5

Name: Hayett McCarthy at IMG

Big Break: Since booking editorial spreads in Self Service, Document, and W Magazine, Burberry tapped the French Moroccan model as their SS16 exclusive, and is now the face in the Mario Testino-shot Burberry campaign.

6

Name: Luna Bijl at DNA

Big Break: While the former motocross racer was first scouted at 15 years old, she waited until graduation to pursue modeling full time. Her first gig? The Ralph Lauren Spring 2016 presentation. The Dutch model is now in the Emporio Armani ad campaign.

7

Name: Mayka Merino at IMG

Big Break: 19-year-old Mayka Merino made her debut in JW Anderson’s Spring 2016 fashion show, and sixth months later became the face of the brand.

8

Name: Katya L. at SUPREME

Big Break: The 20-year-old Russian model made her debut when she closed Dior in their Fall 2015 show. Now, she’s in the Versace Jeans campaign.