The Spring/summer 2023 collections debuted in New York, Milan, Paris and London recently. After two years of disruptions, cancellations and virtual runway shows due to the pandemic, fashion fans were treated to a month filled with shows from the designers like Fendi that celebrated its 25th anniversary of the iconic Baguette, Tommy Hilfer, Tom Ford, Ralph Lauren, Versace and many more. In Milan, Kim Kardashian collaborated with Dolce & Gabanna while Kate Moss walked for Bottega Venetta in Paris.
Some fashion highlights for 2023 include denim on denim, 90’s grunge look, monochrome color dressing and bold neon ensemble. Besides the latest fashion trend, this season’s runways are filled with new talents, making the catwalks more exciting. Some of these models made their debut into the fashion world during the pandemic. There was a girl from Missouri who was scouted on the street and another viral comedian on TikTok became a model and walked the runways for Tom Ford and Versace. Check out the new faces below.
Alex Consani was making Gen-Z comedy videos on TikTok out of boredom during the pandemic but now, she is strutting down the runways for Alexander McQueen and Versace. With her signature bleach-blonde hair and eyebrows, this 18-year-old model is fast becoming one of fashion’s freshest new faces. Although she is busy walking for Roberto Cavalli, Burberry, Chloé and many others. Alex still finds time to create funny TikTok videos to showcase her sense of humor in-between gigs.
Wai Ki Chan
Wai Ki Chan moved to Hong Kong at two years old from New Zealand where she was born. She modeled when she was little and that was it. At the encouragement of her volleyball teammate in university, Chan went into the world of modeling again. Ever since then, she has appeared in shows for Khaite, JW Anderson, and Louis Vuitton. This 22 year old model is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.
18-year-old Anyiang Yak is a high school senior and she already has an impressive résumé. Recently, this Sudanese model made her debut at the Prada and Miu Miu fall 2022 runway shows and has been modeling for Missoni, Chloé, and Valentino at the recent season. Besides modeling, her school life is filled with a variety of extracurriculars such as speech and debate, African dance and drumming troupe, band, tennis, and cross-country.
Coming from the Midwest, Ava was scouted about four years ago by Mother Model, a St. Louis-based agency and she made her first runway debut at Proenza. This 18-year-old has been appearing on catwalks for Fendi, Sacai, Miu Miu and more. Ava exudes natural confidence on the catwalks that she has been gracing and she is fast becoming Europe’s favorite model.