Numbers don’t lie. And thanks to the diligent note-taking and tallying of forum member Stereo_Flo, we have the top 15 most in-demand catwalkers of the season and the stats on which shows they managed to open and close. Some faces are regulars on our model lists, while others are first-timers. But either way – if you’ve been keeping an eye on the Spring 2014 runways, you’ll recognize these women. They were everywhere.
15. Drake Burnette
Drake clocked in at number 15 for this season’s most in-demand models, but she opened 7 shows – more than any other model for Spring 2014. She opened at Derek Lam, Sophie Theallet, Assembly, Matthew Williamson, Paul Smith, Costume National and Hermes. In addition to being first out on the runway for so many shows, Drake took the last look at Rodarte, Preen, Peter Pilotto and Salvatore Ferragamo.
Image at Matthew Williamson: IMAXtree
14. Juliana Schurig
Juliana walked 48 Spring 2014 shows and claimed the closing spot at No. 21.
“Her eyes are incredible,” Melly5525 remarked.
Image at Giles: IMAXtree
13. Grace Mahary
Grace got cast for 48 runway shows this season, opening up at L’Wren Scott and snagging coveted spots at shows like Prada, Céline and Chanel.
“Fantastic fashion week for Grace, glad she walked new shows like Lanvin and Valentino and walked for Prada again! I hope she gets some editorials and campaigns! She deserves it!” Firefly216 gushed.
Image at Lanvin: IMAXtree
12. Manon Leloup
This swan-necked model walked 50 shows, opening at Hervé Leger, Milly, Porche Design, Jean Paul Gaultier, Maxime Simoëns and Ter et Bantine and closing at Reem Acra.
Image at Dolce & Gabbana: IMAXtree
11. Carolina Thaler
Carolina walked 50 shows and killed it by locking up 8 opening and closing spots. She opened at Rachel Zoe, Tanya Taylor, Jo No Fui, Just Cavalli, A.F. Vandevorst, and Yang Li and closed at Academy of Art University and Tibi.
Image at Rachel Zoe: IMAXtree
Mijo strutted down 53 runways this season, opening at Missoni and closing at Paco Rabanne.
“Perfection everywhere she's walked,” TREVOFASHIONISTO declared.
Image at Chloé: IMAXtree
9. Katlin Aas
Katlin Aas walked a total of 53 runways for Spring 2014, opening at Versace and closing at Acne Studios.
“Amazing season for her, she's everywhere,” Melly5525 observed.
Image at Versace: IMAXtree
8. Sasha Luss
This super-blonde blonde walked 53 shows this season, opening at Ralph Lauren, Gareth Pugh and Vanessa Bruno and closing at Reed Krakoff, Missoni, Roberto Cavalli, Cédric Charlier and Dries Van Noten.
“I think I have the biggest crush ever on her face,” FASHIONOGRAPHY confessed.
Image at Roberto Cavalli: IMAXtree
7. Tilda Lindstam
Tilda has been the most in-demand catwalker in the past, but this season she slowed down her pace while still putting out a strong showing. She walked 54 runways, opening at Narciso Rodriguez and closing at Tory Burch, Antonio Berardi and Richard Nicoll.
“I think she's one of the most beautiful girls out there, I love her look and I'm kind of disappointed she hasn't been at all the shows again this season,” gossiping shared.
Image at Antonio Berardi: IMAXtree
6. Malaika Firth
5. Julia Nobis
Julia Nobis is one of those consistently in-demand catwalkers season after season. For Spring 2014, she walked 55 runways, opening for Vera Wang, Acne Studios and Maison Martin Margiela and closing for Altuzarra, Lacoste, Narciso Rodriguez, Etro, Jil Sander and Saint Laurent Paris.
“Season after season, she's still managing to book the best shows. That's pretty impressive,” Valentine27 commented.
Image at Saint Laurent Paris: IMAXtree
4. Manuela Frey
Manuela turned 17 right as she was wrapping up a 59 show run for Fashion Month. She opened at Thakoon, Moncler Gamme Rouge and Wunderkind, closed at Ohne Title and Vera Wang, and opened and closed at BCBG Max Azria.
Image at Giambattista Valli: IMAXtree
3. Elisabeth Erm
Elisabeth had a stellar season, walking in a total of 63 shows, opening at Iceberg, Balmain, Barbara Bui and Isabel Marant, and closing at Tommy Hilfiger, Alberta Ferretti, Costume National and Giambattista Valli.
Gossiping wrote, “At every show she's looked fantastic. Such a standout this season.”
Image at Balmain: IMAXtree
2. Joséphine Le Tutour
Joséphine was the top catwalker in New York this season, but she closed the month just one show shy of the model who took the top spot. Of the 64 shows she walked for Spring 2014, she opened Tom Ford, Antonio Berardi, Sportmax and Léonard, closed Ralph Lauren, Suno, Damir Doma and Maiyet, and opened and closed Erdem.
“I'm so glad she finally had a powerful season! I've been waiting for that since the beginning!” clarissea exclaimed.
Image at Tom Ford: IMAXtree
1. Marine Deleeuw
This 19-year-old has been tearing it up on the runway for a few seasons now, but this is the first time she’s landed herself at the top of the heap. She walked a whopping 65 shows, opening up for Reed Krakoff, closing for J.W. Anderson, Iceberg and Carven, and opening and closing at Viktor & Rolf.
“Truly amazing she did this many shows,” gossiping posted.
Image at John Galliano: IMAXtree
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