“But in casting sessions for New York Fashion Week, it seems the most coveted look isn’t from a particular region or defined by a body type. To stand out as a model now, one needs to have a flaw.
Some of the most successful working models of the moment have an unconventional twist. For Cara Delevingne, on the cover of the September issue of W magazine, it’s thick eyebrows. For Casey Legler, it’s her short-cropped hair and a distinctly masculine affect (a former Olympic swimmer, has been shot in both men’s and women’s clothes), Athena Wilson and Sam Rollinson are also quite boyish.”
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