Queens of the Lanes Christmas Bowling Battle of the agencies, in support of Care International

Last night we hosted our Christmas Bowling Tournament to crown one of London's top modelling agencies as the Queens of the Lanes at QUEENS skate dine bowl in Notting Hill, London! Sooo who won?

THE BATTLE OF THE AGENCIES

Storm, EliteThe Hive, Nevs, IMG, Wild, Profile, Lenis and First were all throwing their strikes to be crowned the champions. The stakes were high as prizes included gifts from Google, VansMac Cosmetics, Gymshark and Laurence Coste jewellery! As the pins fell the momentum got faster and the pressure turned on, with each agency wanting to walk away victorious.

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DID SOMEONE SAY FOOD & DRINK?

What would bowling be without some juice to keep you going? The models and their bookers enjoyed some delicious comfort food including hotdogs, burgers, mac&cheese and fries while POP by Pommery Champagne and Sassy cider kept the bubbles flowing!

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SAY CHEEESE! PHOTOBOOTH

When the MV Babes and their bookers weren't on the bowling alley they were capturing their moments with Live Shot's photobooth. Funky props including fake moustaches, lips and geeky glasses were at everyone's disposal to create some fun memories of the night!

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GOODIE BAGS

One of the best parts of the night was of course our iconic "My Agency is Better than Yours" Goodie Bags filled with treats from our generous partners Mac Cosmetics, Vans, Google, Gymshark, Pommery, Laurence Coste, Sassy, Ape Snacks, KindMahtay, Rude Health, Emily Crisps and Lili Margo.

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FUNDS RAISED FOR CARE international

Christmas is the time to come together and also stop and think about those in need. This is why the tournament was hosted in support of Care International, with donations collected through the night all going to the charity to provide for those most in need at this time of year.

Care International is an NGO fighting poverty and empowering women to fulfil their full potential. A massive thank you on behalf of the charity to all those who donated.

NEVS CROWNED THE WINNERS!

The intense bowling battle lasted for 4 whole hours and the final saw Nevs and Wild going up against each other in the ultimate bowl off. Nevs were crowned the winners and took home some exclusive prizes from Google, Vans and Laurence Coste and the 2017 Queens of the Lanes trophy. Their team included Chris Perceval, Eyal Booker, Sophie James, Letitia Herod, Emma Rossiter, Albina Kireeva and Olivier Geraghty. The runners up Wild still got some goodies though, with Mac in the Buff make up pallets.

Let's see if Nevs can keep their Queens of the Lanes title next Christmas! We can't wait to see... 🎳

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Model Village Awarded Social Media App of 2017 at UK App Awards

During the awards ceremony that took place on Thursday December 23rd at The Brewery in London, the UK App Awards awarded Model Village with Social Media App of 2017. 

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THE CATEGORIES & JUDGES

29 categories were amongst those judged, each winning app being rewarded for exceptional design and UX in a range of verticals. 

The awards were judged by an influential and respected panel of industry experts including Andy Hulstone, Paul Bason and Jonathan Boakes. The judging was a two-step process, involving pre-scoring and a face-to-face panel discussion. A shortlist was first announced on October 18th, before we were announced as winners 4 weeks later.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Just 9 months ago our journey as a team started, building this app, and with dedication, a lot of hard work and determination we have got to where we are today. However, we would be nothing without all those who have supported us and we would like to thank each and every person that has ever believed in us and the app. 

Most importantly, we would like to thank our beautiful community of #MVBabes - the reason we exist and why we are doing all this to build the best possible app.

Dreams do come true people, never give up! Thank you.

I am so thankful just because of your work, I can benefit from all these amazing perks on the app. Honestly thank you!
— Karla Kuhlman @karlakuhlm

MV Babes BootycampWorkout with Gymshark

Do you ever get that intense feeling of satisfaction when you complete a hard-core workout before you even start your day of work? Well that's exactly what the MV Babes felt when they joined Gymshark for an early morning booty and abs workout yesterday morning.

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GYMSHARK COLLECTION LAUNCH AT SKY GARDEN

To celebrate the launch of their brand new sick collection, Gymshark hosted a class lead by gym babes Hana (@itsalwayshana) and Ciara Madden (@ciaralondon) for 25 fitness hungry young ladies at Sky Garden. Our very own MV Babes including Naima (@blueberry.monkey), Sarah (@sarahlysander), Isadora (@isaamorim) and Joanna (@joannacoops) were amongst the class' participants. 

With a breathtaking view onto the Thames and London's skyline, the workout started at 7.30am, kicking off with Ciara's band booty workout including squats, lunges and work with a resistance band. Hana then took over for a complete abs routine, which left the MV Babes' six packs burning!

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DID SOMEONE SAY BREAKFAST? 

The morning workout was finished off with a delicious breakfast filled with healthy goodness including dairy free yoghurts, muesli, French pastries, fresh juice, tea and coffee. As expected, everyone tucked into the feast, smiles were showing all round and satisfaction filled the air from the completed fitness session. The MV Babes left feeling pumped at ready to take on their days of shoots and castings. 👊🏽

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MV Babes' Favourite Supermodel Poses - Selfie Edition

What makes a perfect selfie? In our most recent Instagram Poll, we asked our #MVBabes which was your favourite pose as seen by supermodels Gigi Hadid, Romee Strijd, Winnie Harlow and Kaia Gerber! These models are the queens of social media, with a combined worldwide fanbase of over 47.9M followers - it's safe to say they all know how to nail the perfect selfie! A selfie helps capture your portrait from a personal perspective, so take inspiration from these great poses and get to your #SelfieGame on point 🤳🏽.

 

b&W or Colour?

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The choice of filter is everything in a selfie, depending on the effect you are looking for. Black and white is great for a toned-down or reminiscent look, whilst a coloured picture will bring out things such as light, your eyes and will of course make any colour pop. Gigi's B&W vs Colour pose shows that it's good to have a mixture of natural and colourful selfies ready to go. 

INSTA POLL RESULTS

Overall, Gigi's colour selfie was the winner with 63% of votes vs 37%. 

 

serious or smile?

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Selfies come in a range of different looks, from sultry to smiley. Rocking that gameface shows you are ready for business as shown by supermodel Romee, whereas a full-on smile will give out a glowing look. The choice of pose can say a lot about what your mood is that day and can give off a range of different vibes. Just be true to your inner aura! 

INSTA POLL RESULTS

Romee's happy pose won with 64%, while the serious face got 36%. 

 

Makeup or Nude?

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Winnie Harlow celebrates her beautiful skin in many ways, including with and without makeup for a nude look. Did you get our play on the word nude here? 😜 Here, Winnie's nude selfie leaves her bearing all compared to her gorgeous makeup and iconic red lip. The nude selfie is an awesome, yet sometimes risky way to reveal your awesome body. Remember nude is an art, just like your body. So if you are thinking of posting a similar styled selfie, think about what sort of message you want to portray. Think like Winnie. Be inspirational!

INSTA POLL RESULTS

Winnie's nude selfie proved to be more popular with 52% of votes.

 

MIRROR OR PORTRAIT?

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Being the new supermodel on the block, Kaia Gerber is all about getting her selfies on point. Before those front cameras existed, we all knew how to rock the mirror selfie. Some still continue to today, as they offer a fuller view of what you are wearing (or in Kaia's case, not!). Front camera selfies are great for close ups and showing off any details in your makeup!

INSTA POLL RESULTS

Kaia's portrait selfie was the #MVBabes' favourite, getting 67% of votes.

 

We hope this inspiration will help  you nail your next selfie! Find out what skincare secrets supermodels recommend in our previous blog post here.  ❣️

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MV Babes' Favourite Casting Style - Victoria's Secret Edition

This week we published an InstaPoll, asking all #MVModelMembers which was your favourite casting style, in a special Victoria's Secret edition! As one of the most watched fashion shows worldwide, the Victoria's Secret casting is pretty much any model's dream. Continue reading to get inspired by the Angels and find out what casting style was favoured by the MV Babes. 

 

BLUE DENIM JEANS

The winning style with a total of 152 votes was blue jeans, showing that you can truly achieve a fashionable, yet comfortable look when visiting your next casting! We love this pic of supermodel and MV Babe Cindy Bruna arriving at the 2017 Victoria Secret casting, rocking this denim chic look.

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MESH TOP

The runner up was the black mesh top with 142 total votes. As seen below by Victoria's Secret angel, Grace Mahary rocking up at the 2017 casting. Mesh Tops are great to allow you to show off your toned body whilst adding a stylist twist on the classic tee.

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CROP TOP

Again it's all about being proud of your body! Crop tops are great to help enhance your shape and show off those toned abs that you have surely been working hard for! With a total of 135 votes check out Georgia Fowler seen in the pic below rocking her laid back street style.

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BLACK BODYCON SKIRT

A body con skirt can help frame your figure and project a strong sense of style if you wish to add some fashionable accessories. With a total of 136 it's still safe to say it's a casting must have. Find out the winning look of this style as worn by VS Angel Hailey Clauson.

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Hope these style suggestions help inspire you for your next casting! 💋

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SKINCARE SECRETS EVERY MODEL SHOULD KNOW

Today's Village Diaries post is all about bringing you the best #MVTopTips on skincare and reveal our #MVBabes' secrets on their favourite products, as well as supermodels' skin tips to help you get booked for that job!

 

LOVE YOUR SKIN, IT NEEDS IT!

Why should taking care of your skin be your no.1 daily routine as a model?

During castings you want to have a natural look, make-up free ideally. This is to help the client understand your profile, see what they can work with and how your face can help represent their brand. So making sure your skin looks effortlessly glowing is the perfect way to help you nail those polaroids to get booked for the job.

During the shows any model's skin experiences a trek of products, lined one after another, from show to show. Even though most makeup artists will prep your skin before, having clear skin prior to the shows really will help your face survive the season. You don't want to finish Fashion Week with a million spots that may prevent you from working on that next major hit beauty campaign afterwards! 😜

IMPROVE YOUR SKINCARE NATURALLY

1. DRINK LOTS OF WATER 

Drinking at least 8 glasses a day will help rid the body and skin of toxins. It also helps increase energy and relieves fatigue, boosts your immune system and lots more...

2. USE COCONUT OIL 

Coconut oil is high in natural saturated fats. Saturated fats not only increase the healthy cholesterol (known as HDL cholesterol) in your body, but also help convert the LDL “bad” cholesterol into good cholesterols. By Increasing the HDL in the body, it helps promote heart-health and lower the risk of heart disease.

3. MOISTURISE EVERY 24 HOURS  

Using the right kind of moisturizer for your skin can help maintain its balance. When skin is too dry or too oily, many common skin problems like acne or blemishes start to pop up. If your skin tends to be dry, look for a cream – they tend to have a higher oil content. 

4. GET ENOUGH VITAMIN D 

Vitamin D contributes to skin cell growth, repair, and metabolism. It optimises the skin's immune system and helps destroy free radicals that can cause premature ageing. Remember there's nothing bad with a NATURAL glowing sun kissed look ☀️

SKINCARE SECRETS FROM our #MVBABES

MV Babe Zsanett’s favourite beauty product to help her skin is a beauty staple in most make up artist’s kit, Lait Creme Concentrate from Embryolisse. It’s really gentle on the skin and it’s got a lovely richness to it that really helps her dry areas. 

Annabell loves the Dermalogica AGE Smart Multivitamin Power Recovery Masque to pamper her skin after a long day of castings or an intense photo shoot.

MV Babe Sara's top product is the Bioderma cleanser for sensitive skin. It easily removes all sorts of makeup with and is very gentle on the skin at the same time. It is actually the only cleanser that doesn't irritate her skin at all. The cleanser does not cost much either, and is truly a 'must have' for her daily skin routine :) 

Find out more about MV Babes Zsanett, Annabell, Sara and their blog The 4 Of Us in our October #MVBABES2WATCH post.

 

SKINCARE SECRETS FROM SUPERMODELS

JOURDAN DUNN SUGGESTS: "Stick to a consistent regimen." This advice is relevant for any models constantly working and even off-duty. No matter when, skincare is a No.1 routine and should be something you focus on even when you are off the clock! ⏰

✨✨Last Night Glam ✨✨ Beat by @makeupbymario Hair by @lacyredway Styled by @erinwalshnyc

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ERIN HEATHERTON SUGGESTS: "Don't OD on products." This is definitely true for models especially during Fashion Week. If you are doing the whole Fashion Month, your skin goes through a lot backstage. So follow Erin's advice and don't go overboard, your skin is already going through a lot, so remember, simple is best.

Still acclimating to my natural hair 🤷🏼‍♀️

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CINDY CRAWFORD SUGGESTS: "Getting enough sleep" With her model offspring storming the catwalk you can bet that this supermodel mum knows what she's on about! Sleep is vital to help revive your skin and help naturally nourish its nutrients to give you that fresh-faced look models are famously known for!

CLAUDIA SCHIFFER SUGGESTS: "It's all about exfoliation." Exfoliating involves helping your skin remove the oldest dead skin cells so you can look fresh, pore clear and clean!

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We hope these #MVTopTips were of use and will help you achieve the best skincare routine, whatever your skin type.❣️

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MV BABE 2 WATCH: 'THE 4 OF US'

For a special October feature this month we have not ONE, not TWO, but THREE MV Babes to watch - Annabell, Sara and Zsanett. We got in touch with our MV members to find out what their ultimate modelling tips are, learn some of their life stories and discover more about their blog "The 4 of Us".

WHAT IS "THE 4 OF US"?

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"The 4 of Us" is a lifestyle blog run by these three European models. They are all represented by modelling agency MOT and have done many high profile campaigns, editorials and TV commercials including for the likes of L'Oréal, Headmasters UK, Clinique, Adidas, Coca Cola, Wella, GHD, Revlon, Marie Claire, Vogue, Rimmel London, Lexus, and Links of London.

It is safe to say that with their long term modelling history, they've learned a lot along the way. That's why the models decided to join forces to share their experiences on their blog. 

But who is the fourth member? Read on to find out 😉.

 

A BIT ABOUT ANNABELL

Home Town: Munich, Germany

Hobbies: Whilst juggling both the blog and her career Annabell also has her own jewellery line and sells her Bellastellas designs in shops and online. 

Instagram: @aannabell.r

 

A BIT ABOUT ZSANETT

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Home Town: Kiskunhalas, Hungary

Hobbies: Travelling, Zsanett has definitely had an exotic lifestyle, she's travelled in Asia working for 6 years, living in a different city every 3 months. One New Year's Eve she decided to visit London, where MOT convinced her to stay! Showing some true #LondonLove 🇬🇧!

Instagram: @zsanettkorosi

 

A BIT ABOUT SARA

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Home Town: Skien, Norway

Hobbies: Sara's part time hobbies definitely kick ass, since she's a martial arts black belt (Nanbudo). She is also currently taking a business degree at The Norwegian School of Economics and is also a singer. Living life to the fullest!

Instagram: @saraskjoldnes

Shot by @terrence_seah_photo end of last year 😊

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Q AND A WITH THE 4 OF US

Model Village: WHAT WAS YOUR MAIN GOAL BEHIND YOUR BLOG "THE 4 OF US"?

THE 4 OF US:

Originally when we first talked about starting a blog together, we had no idea it would grow to become what we have achieved today.

We were mainly all wanting to do something creative, get our modelling work out there, and also have a good excuse to explore new places in London where we normally wouldn't go. None of us grew up in the UK and most of our friends live in other countries.

The blog was the perfect opportunity to do social things together and meet new people who are also based in London, at the same time creating something we all love, being productive and bring our own expertise in all at ones.

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MV: SO...WHO IS THE 4TH MEMBER?

the 4 OF US:

The 4th member is always someone related to the industry. The role is to bring in a bit of freshness to our content, so every month it’s someone new.

Each guest blogger has their own story and interesting professions that we believe our readers would find interesting. Most of our guests are either people we already knew, or they’ve been recommended to us by a friend or past guests, or approached us directly.

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MV: WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 6 CASTING TIPS FOR NEW MODELS?

4 OF US:

1. Be on time 😉

2. Try not to forget your model portfolio + set cards (We all started using the iPad so it's less to carry around when running around for castings)

3. Bring a book or magazine due to long waiting times 

4. Be yourself and believe in yourself 

5. Speak loud and confident, especially when you are being filmed for a TV-Commercial audition

6. Smile, if the casting or audition didn't go well. Never mind there will be more coming along your way ☺️ 

|| DOUBLE TROUBLE || Just a little twinning situation in our @justhypeofficial jumpers👯💕#sponsored

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MV: WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR ULTIMATE MODELLING EXPERIENCE TO DATE?

the 4 OF US:

This is a difficult one, as we have all had so many very different experiences during our years of modelling. But we are all sitting together now talking about this whilst writing, and we all agree that our recent shoot together for Headmasters is probably one of the best modelling experiences we have had.

The reason for this is that our involvement was more than just being models. Although ultimately it was of course Headmasters who made the final decisions with this campaign, we were still a lot more involved in the process than we would have been on a normal modelling job. 

All of their window posters say: 'modelled by THE 4 OF US', so by putting our name on this naturally gave us more of an active role. 

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MV: WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR BEST MOMENT AS MV MODEL MEMBERS?

THE 4 OF US:

Sara and Annabell recently used the 'Explore' side of the Model Village app for the first time a few weeks ago when we met up with fellow MV Babe Victoria. We visited a very stylish restaurant in central London called Ping Pong, where we enjoyed some champagne, dim sum and super yummy baos. 

This was a lovely experience, and we can't wait experience more through the Model Village app ☺️.

Keep updated with the latest from "The 4 of Us" on their blog: www.the4ofus.co.uk and check out their Instagram @the4ofus_uk.

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Model Genes - The Success Stories of Supermodel Offspring

You know the names Cindy Crawford or Kate Moss, but the world of fashion also tends to keep a captivated eye on their children. Like mother-like daughter, their supermodel offspring are striking look-alikes, following their steps on the catwalk. These girls were lucky enough to be born into the spotlight, but who are they? Here is your ultimate guide to the next generation of supermodels and their ever-successful mothers.

 

CINDY CRAWFORD & KAIA GERBER

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Who is kaia?

Age: 16

Nationality: American

Model Agency: IMG Models international

Instagram Handle: @kaiagerber

Debut Catwalk: Calvin Klein S/S18

CALVIN KLEIN! there are no words to describe how I feel, I love you endlessly Raf!

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YASMIN LE BON & AMBER

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WHO IS AMBER?

Age: 28

Nationality: British

Model Agency: Models 1

Instagram Handle: @amberlebonofficial

Career Highlight: Dolce Gababanna Show SS18

 

KATE MOSS & LILY GRACE

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WHO IS LILY?:

Age: 14

Nationality: British

Model Agency: Yet to be confirmed (reports suggest she could sign with either Storm Model Management who first discovered Kate or Kate’s own agency.)

Instagram Handle: #LilyGrace

Career Highlight: Lily's first campaign and fashion industry spotlight was for Selfridges partner The Braid Bar in May this year. This is her first ever campaign so she's definitely one to watch for 2018. 

JOHNNY DEPP & LILY ROSE

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WHO IS LILY?:

Age: 18

Nationality: French

Model Agency: France's Agence Adéquat

Instagram Handle: @lilyrose_depp

Career Highlight: Chanel Chanel F/W 17/18 Campaign with @caradelevinge  @karllagerfeld

@caradelevingne @chanelofficial ❤️

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JERRY HALL AND GEORGIA MAY JAGGER

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WHO IS GEORGIA?:

Age: 25

Nationality: British

Model Agency: Tess Management

Instagram Handle: @georgiamayjagger

Career Highlights: Harper’s Bazaar Australia December 2012

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A BIT ABOUT THE BOYS:

It seems safe to say these supermodel's daughters have taken the fashion industry by storm. But of course you can't also forget to mention a bit about the boys. The male modelling industry is likewise blossoming with supermodel offspring talent. Booking luxury campaigns, editorials and covers across an international scale. Here are just two of our favourite young male models to watch.

Prince Charming number one is Cindy Crawford’s son, Presley Walker Gerber. Spotted this season walking for Ralph Lauren during #NYFWS/S18, pretty impressive as he is only 18 years old.

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Check out this adorable picture he posted with Kaia for the  Omega campaign #OMEGAHerTime

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Bringing it back to Britain, you can't think about the future of the english gentleman without mentioning Victoria Beckham's stunning boys Brooklyn and Romeo. Did you see Romeo’s magical debut appearance for Burberry’s Christmas ad in 2014 when he was just 12? Check out the video below.

Just imagine if these supermodel children join forces in the future? Definitely something to watch out for…

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Fashion Month S/S18: Who Stood Out?

Fashion month has just ended and so have the craziness, camera flashes and supermodel city takeovers. Every show this season was a showstopper, with each designer playing a vital role in dictating which trends will permeate the high street in months to come across the world of fashion. From Chanel’s iconic waterfall, Rihanna’s debut collection for her Fenty x Puma line, Saint Laurent’s backdrop of the Eiffel Tower and Gigi’s 3rd collection with Tommy Hilfiger, this fashion month saw it all.

Find out who were the ones to watch across this season’s fashion capitals, including Paris, London, New York and Milan. We have selected 5 of the amazing models that rocked the shows and stormed the catwalks on a global scale to help inspire you.

 

CHARLEE FRASER

Nationality: Australian

Mother AgencyIMG International

Shows Walked: 50

Instagram: @charleefraser

S/S18 HighlightCeline Show

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MCKENA HELLAM

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Nationality: American

Mother AgencyK Starr Management

Shows Walked: 49

Instagram: @mckennahellam

S/S18 Highlight: Chanel Show

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LEA JULIAN

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Nationality: American

Mother Agency: The Society Management

Shows Walked: 46

Instagram: @lea_jul

S/S18 Highlight: Prada Resort Show

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HE CONG

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Nationality: China

Agency: Style International management (Hong Kong) 

Shows Walked: 39

Instagram: @heconghc

S/S18 Highlight: Balmain Show

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MODEL: KIKI WILLEMS

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Nationality: Netherlands

Mother Agency: IMG International

Shows Walked: 37

Instagram: @kdhwillems

S/S18 Highlight: Louis Vuitton Show

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PFW - Model Village Launch at Victoria Paris

After launching early September in New York, Model Village took over the French capital during an epic Paris Fashion Week that took place from September 26th to October 3rd.

During this week, the fashion world's camera flashes were turned towards this stunning city's catwalks, podiums and of course, after parties. All the biggest names in the business from designers like Balmain, Saint Laurent, Dior or Chanel and top models like Jourdan Dunn, the Hadid sisters or Winnie Harlow were there. Our launch in Paris wrapped up an exciting, jam-packed fashion month which started in New York earlier this month.

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WHY PARIS?

Paris has got to be the most iconic destination for prêt-à-porter and haute couture fashion, with most of the world's largest and most loved luxury brands originating from there. Fashion capital of the world, means a large community of models that beautifully represent these brands and designers. At Model Village, we are proud to have an ever-growing community of international fashion models, Paris being a large hub for our MV Babes. Our international team also has strong ties to this great city, making it the obvious next step in our expansion journey.

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THE PFW MODEL VILLAGE POP-UP AT VICTORIA PARIS

It's traditional - for every Fashion Week we host our exclusive member's lounge in the city's hottest location. We took over Victoria Paris, one of the city's favourite meeting places, exquisitely representing Parisian chic and elegance, for a one in its kind pop-up lounge on Wednesday September 27th.

The MV Babes were delighted to have a space entirely dedicated to them, where they could relax, recharge and mingle with fellow model members. They were pampered by partners Gisele Delorme and private hairdresser Naher, who took care of the models' hair.

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What would Fashion Week be without our iconic Survival Kits? Each model member was gifted a "Already Late for my Next Casting" tote filled with essentials from our generous partners.

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PFW AFTER PARTY AT ARC PARIS with UP & DOWN 

On Wednesday September 27th, the MV Babes joined one of the most attended after parties at L'Arc Paris amongst guests such as Richie Akiva, the Victoria's Secret angels including Gisele Oliveira and more... The party was the official kick-off for PFW festivities and was a takeover by New York's exclusive club Up and Down, celebrating photographer David Bellemere's birthday.

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WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM US NOW IN PARIS?

MV Babes listen up! You can now use the Model Village app in Paris and get access to exclusive perks around the city through the Explore feature. With offers such as fitness classes in high-end gyms, exclusive events, complimentary meals in your favourite restaurants, the French capital will have no secret for you...

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Some lucky MV Babes also won their own Dyson Hair Dryer to take home. The members celebrated their love for the awesome product on their Instagram.  Congratulations to @vikibobrikova@dkf and @blueberry.monkey who won! 

Check out below to see just a few of our favourite posts from the event in Paris, including MV Model Member @kateshannon03.

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