In the modeling industry, runway models have always been associated with high fashion. As a whole, runway models tend to be tall, slim, and stylish. While the fashion industry is forever changing, many runway models have gotten their big break on the catwalk. Runway modeling is a beautiful collaboration of art, movement, and design and requires that models are confident, bold, and fierce on the runway.
Today, top runway models have had a hand in shaping the modeling industry. These models have redefined beauty standards, challenged modeling norms, and owned the runway from their very first step.
Below are some of the top runway models
Normand is a French model who has recently been crushing the runway. Her work with Prada and Dior have not only put her in the spotlight, but have allowed her to develop her own image and style as a model.
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Wing has appeared in countless shows and has instantly become an incredibly in-demand runway model. She has walked with iconic model, Joan Smalls, and has also been pursued by some of the industry’s top clients and directors.
Bolotina is a Russian runway model who has taken both the fashion industry and modeling world by storm. She has walked for designer Louis Vuitton as well as Simone Rocha and Christopher Kane. Her coolness and composure are two qualities that make her an absolutely high-demand model.
Even as a young model, Abioro has the modeling world in the palm of her hands. She has walked with high fashion designers such as Prada, MiuMiu, Saint Laurent, and Moschino. Her work as a runway model has truly put her modeling career on the top.
While Chunjie originally went to grad school for interior design, her modeling career has completely skyrocketed. She has worked for high profile designers such as Valentino, Alexander Wang, Dolce and Gabbana, and Calvin Klein.
Jobe is one of the newest, yet most promising talents out there today. To name a few, she has walked for Hermès, Calvin Klein, and Valentino. She has one of the freshest faces in the industry and is truly lined up for great things.
Since first appearing on the cover of Italian Vogue, Williams has had amazing success in the modeling industry. She has worked with MiuMiu, Marc Jacobs, and has been shot by top photographers such as Steven Meisel and David Sims.
Summers was discovered when she was 18 and has crushed the modeling world ever since. She has walked in major fashion shows in Milan, Paris, and New York as well as working closely with Marc Jacobs, Versace, and Fendi.
As the first black model to open a Prada show since Naomi Campbell in 1997, Yai has been an icon ever since. To name a few, Yai has worked with Valentino, Prada, and Estee Lauder.
Nicholas is an absolute hit in the modeling world and has walked for elite fashion shows such as Victoria Secret, Ralph Lauren, Alexander Wang, and Moschino. She is not only fierce on the runway, but has become an “it-girl” and an icon.