Belgium hasn’t had a hit model export since Elise Crombez circa 2003, but 18-year-old Jill Bauwens is poised to change that. She signed with Elite Models in Paris late last year and debuted at the spring Nina Ricci show. Olivier Theyskens became so smitten with her that she’s been in every single Nina Ricci show and presentation since then. And things haven’t slowed down for this green-eyed wonder: She walked Chanel, Lacroix, and Elie Saab’s couture runways just last week. And with an upcoming Numéro beauty editorial shot by Liz Collins, she’s showing up at all the right places. —James Lim
Model profile: Jill Bauwens
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