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4 On-the-Rise Canadian Models to Watch at NYFW Spring ’17

Curious about who will be the next it-girl? Keep your eyes on these babely up-and-comers making their way to New York Fashion Week this season

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(Photo: Ciotti Models)

Chantal Habscheid

Instagram: @c.habscheid

Age: 18

City: Toronto, ON

Creds: The Indian-Canadian strutter appeared at Victoria Beckham, Prabal Gurung and Dries Van Noten last season, already earning her a lengthy profile on and a head start on landing plum spots in the coming shows.

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(Photo: Dulcedo Models)

Nova Orchid

Instagram: @novaorchid

Age: 17

City: Montreal, QC

Creds: Don’t say a good haircut won’t get you noticed. Orchid walked for Sonia Rykiel exclusively last season, and she’s already on option for an exclusive at a top-tier show this time around (it’s a secret for now!). Plus, the angelic blonde starred in FLARE’s Sparks & Wreck spread in the November 2015 issue!

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Diane Chiu

Instagram: @dianechiuu

Age: 18

City: Vancouver, B.C.

Creds: Already booking gigs in New York City (GQ Magazine of late), the natural beauty recently made Refinery29’s 20 Under-20 Models Who Are About To Change the Game list.

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(Photo: Anita Norris Models)

Sophie Monet Lapointe

Instagram: @sophia.monet.l

Age: 12

City: London, ON

Creds: Just a tween barely broken into the biz, this curly haired cutie is currently on option for an Alexander Wang exclusive. Fuck yeah! [Edited for PG13 rating]


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