The fashion weeks for Fall-Winter 2013-2014 are officially over.
As with all of the collections, it was no surprise that we were overwhelmed by panoply of images, faces, music, clothing and moods. Now that it’s over we can relax our overly stimulated senses, take a deep breath and start to discern some of the fresh faces from the crowd. Here are a few girls who left The Benjamin Kanarek Blog’s Team a very vivid impression.
Our favorite, the Russian model Sasha Luss
With her elongated ballerina like neck and her Tsarina walk, Sasha immediately made an impression when she opened the show for the Valentino Haute Couture catwalk last January in Paris. Valentino would be the first of an exciting chain of events that would launch Sasha in to the limelight of the industry. In New York, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks, Sasha opened 5 shows and closed 2 more and walked for all of the major brands. An amazing 58 shows in total. From Vera Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, Emilio Pucci which she opened Alexander Wang, Calvin Klein Collection, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Dior, Chanel, Valentino, Louis Vuitton… to name a few.
She also was featured in a 14 page “Special Valentino Haute Couture” fashion supplement of VOGUE Italia March 2013 shot by Legendary Gian Paolo Barbieri as well as a portrait by iconic Fashion Photographer Peter Lindbergh. She has also graced the new advertising campaign for Carolina Herrera’s 212 perfume. This is just the beginning of her presence in glossy publications and ad campaigns.
She officially made her debut in the Top 10 Newcomers of Model.com for the Fall-Winter 2013 season.
Sasha Luss is represented by Women in NY and Elite in Paris
Another Russian girl, with a Doll Face, Katya Riabinkina
She has already been featured in Teen VOGUE and VOGUE Italia photographed by Craig McDean in February 2013. She did 47 shows this season where she opened and closed 4 shows.
Katya is represented by Supreme in NY and Women in Paris
British but New Zealander resident, androgynous Ashleigh Good with her new long bang and bob made a great impression, especially in Paris.
She seems to be Karl Lagerfeld’s new fave since he shot her alongside with Katy Nesher for the 2nd edition of CR book. Ashleigh was also featured in the first editorial styled by Carine Roitfeld as the new International Fashion Director at Harper’s BAZAAR for the March issue. She walked in 65 shows in total, opened and closed the Chanel show in Paris. In total, She opened 7 and closed 4 shows.
10 other girls confirmed their arrival in the circuit since the last season:
- French Manon Leloup with Wilhelmina NY and Marilyn in Paris
- Belgium and a quarter Japanese, Yumi Lambert with IMG in NY and Nathalie in Paris
- Japanese Chiharu Okunugi with New York Models and Nathalie in Paris
- Somalian Grace Mahary with Ford in NY and IMG in Paris
- Ukrainian, Irina Kravchenko with Women in NY and Nathalie in Paris
- French, Marine Deleeuw with Elite in Paris
- Ukrainian, Antonina Vasylchenko with IMG in NY
- British, Sam Rollinson with Women in NY and Women in Paris
- French, Joséphine Le Tutour with Elite in Paris
- Russian, Nastya Kusakina with Women in NY