35 Female Models from Toronto You Should Know About

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

In the last couple of years the international fashion community has increasingly looked to Canadian agencies for new faces. Long-crowned Canadian queens of the runway, Coca Rocha, Daria Webrowy, and Jessica Stam have paved the way for a new crop of fresh-faced Torontonians. Though young and quirky, the models listed below have strutted some of the most coveted runways worldwide with grace and confidence beyond their years.

Aidan

Height: 5’11”, Bust: 32, Waist: 24, Hips: 34, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown

Alice Panikian



Height: 6’0”, Bust: 34 Waist: 25, Hips: 36, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
As the winner of 2006 Miss Universe Canada pageant, Alice has continued her career as a beauty in the modeling world.

Anna Stephenson



Height: 5’10”, Bust: 34, Waist: 25, Hips: 35, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Green
At just fifteen years old, Anna stirred controversy as the winner of the Sutherland Supermodel Search of 2012. Winning from thousands of entries, she is sure to have a fruitful career ahead of her.

Ashtyn Franklin

Height: 5’10”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24.5, Hips: 35, Hair: Light Brown, Eyes: Blue

Barbara Pacsics


Height: 5’9’5”, Bust: 34, Waist: 26, Hips: 35.75, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Blue

Cate Chant

Height: 5’98’5”, Bust: 32, Waist: 24, Hips: 34, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Green
Known for her ever-present pout, Cate Chant, has been in the modelling world since 2007.

Chloe Callahan



Height: 5’10”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24.5, Hips: 34.5, Hair: Light Brown, Eyes: Blue

Diana B

Height: 5’7”, Bust: 32,Waist: 25, Hips: 35, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Blue

Dajana Antic



Height: 5’11”, Bust: 32, Waist: 23, Hips: 34, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Green
The super-agent, Elmer Olsen, scouted Dajana at the Toronto Eaton Centre in Toronto. After a bit of hesitation she signed with the agency and her first two bookings were mini-runways for Valentino and Oscar De La Renta. She is already being dubbed the “next Daria” (who was also found by Olsen).

Dauphine

Height: 5’11″, Bust: 32, Waist: 24, Hips: 34.5, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Green

Enry

Height: 5’10”, Bust: 32, Waist: 23, Hips: 34, Hair: Auburn, Eyes: Hazel

Eva Shaw





Height: 5’10”, Bust: 34 Waist: 22, Hips: 34, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Blue
Eva is a rising star in two different channels of the entertainment industry. This Dutch-Canadian not only models in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and New York; but has also become one of  Toronto’s most sought-after DJ’s.

Fluer VE

Height: 5’10”, Bust: 34, Waist: 25, Hips: 34.5, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Green

Happy

Height: 5’9’5”, Bust: 29.5, Waist: 22.5, Hips: 34, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Black

Heather Hazzan



Height: 5’9”, Bust: 36, Waist: 33, Hips: 43, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
Heather started modeling at the age of 17 as a straight size model. Yet, after struggling with a eating disorders, she realized to embrace her true body shape as a healthy size of 12/14 body. Now she runs own website chronicling her life as plus size model, and inherently becoming a an advocate. Check out her website here.

Jackie S

Height: 5’10”, Bust: 32, Waist: 25, Hips: 34, Hair: Light Brown, Eyes: Green

Jackie was scouted alongside her twin sister while walking downtown Toronto. They begun modelling together for a few years, travelling to New York as a duo but  have now split ways. Jackie is now finishing her undergraduate degree at York University as she continues to explore both runway and commercial avenues of modelling.

Kai Lassen

Height: 5’11”, Bust: 34, Waist: 25, Hips: 36, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Blue

Kate King

Height: 5’1o”, Bust: 31, Waist: 24, Hips: 34, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Blue
This Mississauga native has shot to the forefront of the runways, walking over 50 shows during the Spring/Summer 2012 collections. She is now represented by agencies worldwide.

Keesha Chung



Height: 5’9”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24, Hips: 33.5, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown

Madeleine H

Height: 5’9”, Bust: 34, Waist: 26, Hips: 36, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Green
Madeleine signed with the agency, B&M, in the beginning of July and was featured in Vogue Italia a month later.

Madison Leyes




Height: 5’1o”, Bust: 33, Waist: 24, Hips: 36, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Green
Toronto Life highlighted Madison’s career as the one to watch. Extolling, “when your first ever runway gig is Prada in Milan you’ve made it.” Madison has developed a close working relationship with Miuccia Prada, who is known in the industry as a nurturing mentor for young models.

Meaghan Waller

Height: 5’10”, Bust: 31, Waist: 23, Hips: 33, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Blue
Although originally from Winnipeg, this Canada’s Next Top Model contestant (cycle 3) currently resides and models in New York.

Olivia Dawn Barrow

Height: 5’11”, Bust: 34.5 Waist: 24.5, Hips: 35.5, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
Originally from Oakville, this edgy brunette was discovered on Facebook. She has already walked the runways of countless Canadian designers including; designers Basch, Korhani, Mackage, Greta Constantine, Arthur Mendonca, Jean-Pierre Braganza, and Jeremy Laing.

Paulina Monika

Height: 5’10”, Bust: 32, Waist: 22.5, Hips: 34.75, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Blue

Rochelle ten Holder


Height: 5’11, Bust: 34, Waist: 25, Hips: 35, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown

Roxie Woudberg




Height: 5’8’5”, Bust: 32, Waist: 25.5, Hips: 35.5, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown

Sadia

Height: 5’1o’5”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24.5, Hips: 34, Hair: Black, Eyes: Brown
During this year’s Elmer Olsen Runway Bootcamp workshop, Sadia caught the attention of many high profile agents. Within a month of being signed she was featured in two spreads in The Globe and Mail’s style section.

Samantha K

Height: 5’9”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24, Hips: 35.5, Hair: Light Brown, Eyes: Blue

Shelby Furber



Height: 5’11”, Bust: 32, Waist: 24, Hips: 34.5, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Blue
At 19 years old, this striking brunette has walked the highly-prized Chanel Resort show when she was just 15. Shelby has recently been featured on the covers of Glow and Check Magazine.

Stacey Boachie

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Height: 5’9’5”, Bust: 33, Waist: 23, Hips: 35, Hair: Black, Eyes: Brown

Sydney Edmonds

Height: 5’9”, Bust: 32, Waist: 24, Hips: 34, Hair: Dark Brown, Eyes: Brown
Ms. Edmonds walked the runway of Chanel Spring 2011 Haute Couture show as her international runway debut. This frail-framed brunette has already been crowned a fashion icon by appearing on the cover of Teen Vogue.

Tara Gill



Height: 5’11”, Bust: 32, Waist: 24.5, Hips: 35, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
Discovered by Elmer Olsen when she was young, her naïve and fragile look has given way to world-class career in the modeling world. Tara has walked the runways of DVF, Alxander McQueen, and Hermes.

Thalia-Ayres Randolph



Height: 5’8”, Bust: 34, Waist: 25, Hips: 35, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
As an alumni of The Randolph Academy of the Performing Arts, Thalia is trained in acting, singing and dancing. Already a triple-threat, Thalia’s career has made the natural extension into the modelling world.

2 comments

  1. Felix
    September 12, 2012

    Just a few corrections ;)

    Coralee is originally from Winnipeg with Swish

    Meaghan currently resides in NY

    Katie Fogarty is from Missouri

    Reply

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