We are used to seeing the same sort of model. So it’s totally refreshing when someone more unusual takes the fashion industry by storm. Show these unique models on their own way. Here are 5 unusual models in the fashion industry.
1. Winnie Harlow
Canadian model Winnie Harlow was bullied at school over her vitiligo, which causes patches of skin to lose pigmentation, After dropping out of school, she was discovered by Tyra Banks on Instagram. Winnie went on to take part in ‘American’s next top model’ and became a Desigual brand representative. She is starred on magazine covers, in music videos and scored a Diesel campaign.
2. Melanie Gaydos
Melanie Gaydos’ rare genetic condition makes her bones, teeth, pores, and nails form abnormally. As well as this ectodermal dysplasia, she is partially blind and has alopecia. But that hasn’t stopped her. The art graduate’s modeling career started as a student. When she replied to Craigslist ad searching for ‘Unique people’ for fashion photographers. Speaking about modeling, Melaine said the whole process made her feel ‘more confident, stronger and happier’.