Five Up And Coming Models You’ll Want To Keep Your Eyes On

These young beauties are turning heads everywhere

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As another fashion season winds down, we round up the top breakout stars of Fall/Winter 2019: the girls that no one can stop talking about.

1. Mona Tougaard

Instagram: @mona_tougaard

17-year-old Mona was the winner of Denmark’s Elite Model Look competition when she was just 15, and this season, she caught everyone’s eye-opening Loewe’s Fall/Winter 2019 show. The dark-haired beauty stuns with her delicate features and moody gaze, landing her runway gigs from brands the likes of Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

Loewe Mona Tougaard F/W 19

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2. Ling Chen

Instagram: @ling.lingc

Ling Chen Model

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Joining the emerging crop of hugely popular Asian models (think Mulan bae and Hoyeon) is Ling Chen, a face you would remember out of a 100. Ling has been taking both the runway and editorial world by storm with her symmetrical features and ability to make any ultra-wild concept visually pleasing.

Ling Chen Model

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3. Mariana Barcelos

Instagram: @_maribarceloss

Mariana Barcelos Model

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At just 16, Mariana made her international debut this Fall/Winter 2o19 season with none less than Prada, and she’s only getting started. Already opening shows like Giambattista Valli amidst walking for brands like Hermes and Miu Miu, the Arab-Portuguese stunner’s name is one everyone’s watch-list. We can’t help but gush over her sweet caption for her last show of the season:

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Today for @miumiu , my last show for #pfw19 . Stylist: @kegrand Hair: @guidopalau Makeup: @patmcgrathreal These was the craziest days in my life, and it makes me want more days like these. I'm so happy and grateful for all the opportunities that I had, all the experience that I got and all the incredibly people that I met and worked with. It's the end of a beginning! 💫 . . Hoje para Miu Miu, meu último desfile para PFW19. Esses foram os dias mais loucos da minha vida, e eles me fizeram querer mais dessa loucura. Estou tão feliz e grata por todas as oportunidades que tive, toda a experiência que ganhei e todas as pessoas incríveis que conheci e trabalhei com. É o fim de um começo! 💫

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4. Ugbad Abdi

Instagram: @iamugbad

Ugbd Abdi Model

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Somali model Ugbad Abdi is one of the biggest breakout stars of the year, and for good reason. The 18-year-old is 6 feet tall and has the runway presence of a superstar, with unforgettable features to boot. Besides making history as the first hijabi model to ever walk for Fendi this Fall/Winter season, Ugbad has many prestigious gigs under her belt,  including opening for Marc Jacobs in New York.

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5. Hannah Wick

Instagram: @_clubm8_

Hannah Wick Model

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The Australian beauty thanks her part Sri-Lankan ancestry for her runway success: she has walked for brands like Dior and Miu Miu within her first year of modelling professionally. Her striking features and statuesque figure aside, Hannah is a proud advocate for diversity and inclusivity in the fashion industry, and we’re keeping our eyes peeled for her in the months to come.

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