What Went Down At Paris Fashion Week Fall Winter 2016
Mathilde Rastelli opens Givenchy
Fresh from Elite Model Look 2015, Italian beauty Matilde Rastelli was chosen to open the Givenchy show. “I spent the entire week at Givenchy HQ for fittings but I only found out that I was opening in the morning, a few hours before the show!” she told us. “Meeting Riccardo, Katy England, Pat and Guido Palau, these people that I have always admired, was amazing!”
Irina Djuranovic walks for Valentino
Since she reached top 10 at the 2014 World Final, Irina from Montenegro has been on the ascent. At Paris Fashion Week, she walked in 16 shows, including two looks at Giambattista Valli and a slinky lace number at Lanvin.
Yasmin Wijanldum backstage at Anthony Vaccarello
Designers can’t get enough of the blue-eyed Dutch beauty, booking her for 15 shows in Paris, giving her a total of 44 over the whole season. Watch our video interview with Yasmin in London here
Alexandra Micu walks for Louis Vuitton
Since being discovered by Elite Model Look in 2014, Romanian Alexandra Micu walked in her first major show, Louis Vuitton. Designer Nicolas Ghesquière remixed sportswear with luxury fabrics like cashmere, fur and leather. Vroom!
Antonina Petkovic hits up Disneyland
Mayowa Nicholas backstage at Dior
Her walk at Dior earned Mayowa a place on Vogue’s list of top walkers for the week of shows in Paris. The 2014 winner of Elite Model Look in Nigeria also walked for Dries Van Noten, Acne, Mugler, Hermès and Loewe.