Replacing the sixteen year olds are more seasoned supers and the girls who have been at the top of their game for the past few years. From Doutzen Kroes and Lara Stone to model royalty like Kristen McMenamy and Elle MacPherson. And let's not overlook the dazzling array of Victoria's Secret girls who have been gainfully (and unusually) employed over the past few weeks.
We hate to use the phrase real women here because, let's face it, there's nothing ordinary about these lovely ladies, but isn't it refreshing to see women rather than girls hitting the catwalk, not to mention women with (gasp) curves? Next season, it seems, the hottest accessory is set to be a bust - just look at the Prada collection or Elle channeling Brigitte Bardot at Louis Vuitton.
This, combined with the current move towards chic and wearable clothes spearheaded by Phoebe Philo and Stella McCartney, means we're actually begining to feel as though fashion is designed with grown-ups like us in mind. And we like it.More