Season after season, hundreds of rookie models take a stab at New York’s runways — but only a lucky handful actually make it to the catwalk. And of those privileged newcomers, even fewer will ascend to the fashion stratosphere. How to know who will rise above the rest? That’s what we’re here for, to separate the wheat from the chaff and tell you who to keep an eye on and why. From Rasa Zukauskaite’s Prada campaign to Kelly Moreira’s training at Paris Fashion Week, some girls simply have an edge going into this Fashion Week. Here’s who you need to know.
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