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.
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.
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.
Height: 5’9’5”, Bust: 34, Waist: 26, Hips: 35.75, Hair: Blonde, Eyes: Blue
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.
Height: 5’10”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24.5, Hips: 34.5, Hair: Light Brown, Eyes: Blue
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
Height: 5’9”, Bust: 34, Waist: 24, Hips: 33.5, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
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.
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.
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.
Rochelle ten Holder
Height: 5’11, Bust: 34, Waist: 25, Hips: 35, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
Height: 5’8’5”, Bust: 32, Waist: 25.5, Hips: 35.5, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Brown
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.
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.
Height: 5’9’5”, Bust: 33, Waist: 23, Hips: 35, Hair: Black, Eyes: Brown
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.
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.
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.