Whether or not you’re fan of Lindsey Wixson’s bee-stung lips, get used to ‘em. When the 15-year-old first hit New York this past June, several agencies rejected Lindsey, except for one: Marilyn. Casting directors turned a blind eye, too, thinking her look would not translate well on and off the runway. Boy, were they wrong. After a lukewarm debut on New York’s spring runways, the underdog went on to score Prada’s opening slot in Milan and closed Miu Miu in Paris, doing both as an exclusive. Editorially, her chart has been on fire: Craig McDean for W, Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue, and Daniel Jackson for i-D. Come spring 2010, the Kansas native will front Miu Miu, shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Looks who’s laughing now.
Model Profile: Lindsey Wixson
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