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Top 10 Rising Models to Keep an Eye on in 2024: The Future Stars of the Fashion World

By Neeraj
April 16, 2017

2022 was an unforgettable year, and 2023 is shaping to be a huge year across the modeling industry. From the rise of digital shoots and adaptation to fashion shows being pushed back due to the Coronavirus two years ago, it’s safe to say that this industry has undergone a significant resurgence in creativity and opportunity. 

As we look onto the horizon for what lies ahead in 2023, multiple inspiring models are poised at the pinnacle of potential success. 

To stay one step ahead of upcoming trends and rising stars, here’s our list of new talents with the charisma that can take them far in modeling this year.

Top 10 Upcoming Models to Watch in 2023

The fashion industry constantly evolves, and new faces emerge every year, making their mark and shaping the industry’s future. 

Here are the top 10 upcoming models to watch in 2023. These fresh talents are ready to take the fashion world by storm, and you’ll definitely want to follow their journeys.

  1. Adut Akech (@adutakech)

Originally from South Sudan, Adut Akech has quickly become one of the most sought-after models in the fashion industry. 

With her stunning features and captivating presence, Akech has walked for major fashion houses such as Chanel, Valentino, and Saint Laurent. 

She was also named Model of the Year in 2019 by the British Fashion Council. Keep an eye on her as she continues to make waves in the fashion world.

  1. Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber)

The daughter of iconic supermodel Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber has already made a name for herself in the fashion industry at a young age. 

She has walked for top designers like Versace, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander Wang and has graced the covers of Vogue, LOVE, and i-D Magazine. With her strong family legacy and impressive portfolio, Gerber is undoubtedly a model to watch in 2023.

  1. Alton Mason (@altonmason)

Alton Mason is a model and dancer who has overtaken the fashion industry. He was the first black male model to walk for Chanel in over a decade and has worked with brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Valentino. 

With his unique style, infectious energy, and impressive dance skills, Mason is a true force to be reckoned with in the fashion world.

  1. Duckie Thot (@duckiethot)

Australian model Duckie Thot has been turning heads since her debut on Australia’s Next Top Model. Thot has become a favorite among designers like Fenty, Moschino, and Balmain with her striking features and statuesque figure. 

As she continues to break barriers and redefine beauty standards, Thot is a model you won’t want to miss in 2023.

  1. Paloma Elsesser (@palomija)

Paloma Elsesser is a plus-size model and body positivity advocate who has worked with brands like Nike, Fenty Beauty, and Pat McGrath Labs. 

She has also graced Vogue and Glamour’s covers and walked for designers like Savage X Fenty and Eckhaus Latta. 

With her empowering message and growing influence, Elsesser is a model to keep your eye on in the coming year.

  1. Anok Yai (@anokyai)

Discovered on Instagram, Anok Yai quickly became a force in the fashion industry. As the first black model to open a Prada show since Naomi Campbell in 1997, Yai has made history and walked for top designers like Versace, Givenchy, and Christian Dior. 

With her unique look and inspiring story, Yai will be a rising star in 2023.

  1. Francisco Henriques (@franciscohenriques)

Portuguese model Francisco Henriques has worked with major brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce & Gabbana, and Armani. 

With his smoldering looks and impeccable style, Henriques has quickly become a favorite among fashion insiders. Keep an eye on him as he continues to make a name for himself in the fashion world.

  1. Jazzelle Zanaughtti (@uglyworldwide)

Known for her androgynous look and bold style, Jazzelle Zanaughtti, also known as Ugly Worldwide, is a model and fashion icon who challenges conventional beauty standards. 

She has worked with brands like Nike, Miu Miu, and Maison Margiela and has been featured in Vogue, i-D, and Dazed Magazine. With her unique aesthetic and bold personality, Zanaughtti is a model to watch in 2023.

  1. Lila Moss (@lilamoss)

Supermodel Kate Moss’s daughter, Lila Moss, quickly follows in her mother’s footsteps. 

She made her runway debut at Miu Miu’s Spring/Summer 2021 show and has since appeared in Marc Jacobs Beauty and Fendi campaigns. 

With her striking resemblance to her mother and growing presence in the fashion world, Lila Moss is a name to keep on your radar.

  1. Yai Ariza (@yaizario)

Yai Ariza, a Colombian model, has been making waves in the fashion industry with his unique features and captivating presence. 

He has worked with brands like Calvin Klein, Versace, and Balmain and has walked in shows for Fendi, Dior, and Prada. With his diverse background and growing influence, Ariza is a model to watch in 2023.

Conclusion

With the ever-growing fashion industry’s ability to recognize talent and originality, it’s no surprise that 2023 will be an exciting year for aspiring models. 

From the effortless ease of posing to the boldness in outfits, each of these 10 upcoming models will impact the runway this year. 

With their unique and versatile looks, these models can captivate any audience and forever transform the clothing and beauty industry. So if you are passionate about fashion, keep an eye out for each of these up-and-coming stars as they take over the world with their incredible talent in just a few short months.

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