The world of fashion solely revolves around ever-shifting trends and fresh faces, like that of the just-announced Ford Models Supermodel of the World 2011, Filipina model Danica Magpantay.
It was last November when the University of the Philippines Diliman fine arts student strut her way to hail as Ford Models Supermodel of the World Philippines 2010.
Magpantay is a rookie when walking the line, but her catwalk lineage runs strong as she is the descendant of former 1990 Supermodel of the World-Philippine delegate and Asia’s Most Glamorous Model in 1994 Lala Flores.
In 2010, another Filipina model, Charlene Almarvez, was the first runner-up behind Latvia’s Katrina Karlina Caune at the 2010 Ford Models Supermodel of the World in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A new Asian face appeared all over New York Fashion Week, and we had to find out who she was.
Introducing Charlene Almarvez.
At almost 5-foot-10-inches, Charlene Louise Alagon Almarvez hails from Sao Paulo, Philippines. After winning Ford Supermodel of the World Philippines in 2009, the 16-year-old went on to win first runner-up of the Ford Supermodel of the World 2010.
These past couple weeks, Charlene’s been keeping busy walking the runways of Peter Som, Diane von Furstenberg, Rad Hourani, Lacoste, Nanette Lepore, Rachel Comey, Sophie Theallet, Suno, Tracy Reese, Wayne, Cynthia Steffe, and the Academy of Art University.
We think she’s simply stunning and hope to see more of her.
For now, here are a few more shots of this up-and-comer.
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