Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Gigi Hadid and Anna Ewers Win Model of the Year

Gigi Hadid and Anna Ewers Win Model of the Year:

Anna Ewers. Photo: Imaxtree Anna Ewers. Photo: Imaxtree
Sick of year-end lists yet? No? Great. (Even if you are, there are just a few more days left on the clock, so go pour a little rum in your morning coffee and chill out.) In addition to Tumblr's ranking of the most reblogged models of 2015, Models.com has released its own measure of the year's most popular catwalkers. The vote, the website explained in a post Friday, was divided into two segments — one poll among readers, and one among industry types like Katie Grand, Edward Enninful, Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele and Bethann Hardison.

So who won in the women's category? From the readers' side, Gigi Hadid, with Kendall Jenner as a runner-up. The industry, meanwhile, gave that honor to another blonde powerhouse, Anna Ewers, who spent her year kicking ass, taking names and playing stony-eyed muse to Alexander Wang. (Hadid, by the way, was the industry's #2 — reasonable, since she's been booking everything from Versace's spring campaign to the cover of Vogue Italia.)

In the men's category, both readers and industry voters were in agreement. This was, unequivocally, the year of Lucky Blue Smith. Check out the rest of the rankings at Models.com.

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