She just did her first season last year and already managed to extend her appeal from Vogue Paris to US Vogue via Vogue Italia , Vogue UK and Dazed & Confused. And yet another issue of Vogue Italia. A phenomenal editorial work in the shortest amount of time. May sound too phenomal to be true, or rather questionable yet the answer might as well be obvious if you consider the undeniable aura of maturity and grace she projects at a time when the reign of disposable new girls is being pointed out as something that strongly affected modeling career's possibilities, and modeling's image more generally.
Arizona Muse @ Next
Being close to disaster (or even closer then close), it's only by taking the decision to go a radically opposite direction that you may be able to reverse the situation. Prada choosing a woman instead of another teenager due to disappear in the crowd as soon as the curtain falls and magazines working on taking it to the next level are a strong signal and everyone from mother agencies to casting directors will have to take note of it. Pictures above from Vogue Italia february 2010, by Craig McDean, styled by Tabitha Simmons, courtery of fashion_screen livejournal community