Top 5 Model Newcomers of the SS17 Season

From the street straight to the catwalk - these models are here to stay


Every new season brings with it a multitude of new faces and it wasn't any different this Fashion month. Some faces stand out in the model crowd and make a lasting impression on us and the designers.

It takes a lot of hard work to get on the catwalk, even though sometimes just capturing the attention of the right casting director can go a long way, but once the spotlight is on a model, it's up to them to show if they have what it takes to become the next big thing.


This season, we could see a lot of new emerging talent, but these five girls caught our eyes and charmed us with their runway presence. We can't wait to see what the future has in store for them.

Ellen Rosa

It's simply impossible to overlook this Brazilian beauty on the catwalk. She made her debut at the Alexander Wang show and then went on to walk another 28 shows for all the biggest names such as Prada, Dolce, Valentino, Dior and Chanel. A very impressive first season indeed.


Hoyeon Jung

From a runner-up on Korea's Next Tom Model to a Louis Vuitton exclusive, Hoyeon stole the show with her red mane. She also walked for Marc Jacobs, Fendi and Max Mara. Not bad for a newbie.

✨✨EXCLUSIVE✨✨ @louisvuitton

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Mckenna Hellam

Another model who started off at Alexander Wang and had her locks chopped of by Guido Palau. Even if the transformation wasn't as obvious, McKenna and her curls managed to score 26 shows, having the honour of opening Salvatore Ferragamo and closing Missoni and Giamba.

Elibeidy Danis

The Dominican Republic seems to be an inexhaustible source of amazing models. First Lineisy, now Elibeidy. She had everyone wanting to see more of her after she closed the Burberry show in London. Elibeidy then went on to walk for Gucci, Prada, Valentino or John Galliano just to name a few.

Zhenya Migovych

It doesn't happen often that a newcomer gets a chance to both open and close two shows during a Fashion week, yet Zhenya managed to do just that at Prabal Gurung and Rodarte. She then continued to be in demand throughout the whole month, walking a whopping 37 shows altogether. We predict big things for this Ukrainian pixie.

It's was fantastic show✨ , thanks to @marykatrantzou @pg_dmcasting @samuel_ellis

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