Fashion Design Jobs – 2015’s Emerging Style Icons

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Style icon isn’t a title that is earned easily. To attain that high honour in the fashion industry requires time, personal style, and plenty of great outfits. While the women on our list haven’t been on the fashion scene for long, they are laying the groundwork for who could possibly be the next style icons of our, as well as future, generation. Good luck ladies, and may your outfits be ever in your favour.

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1. Kendall Jenner

C.V.: Some of us first met this younger member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan in 2007 as part of E!’s reality show Keeping up With the Kardashians. Nowadays she’s busy being the face of Givenchy and Estee Lauder, walking Chanel fashion shows and appearing on many ‘best dressed’ lists.

Signature Style: A classic style with a youthful twist and lots of basics. Her rapid rise to model fame gives her some serious style cred, as does her eye for crop tops and jumpsuits.

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2. Cara Santana

C.V.: This gorgeous Texan moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16 to become an actress. Recently she appeared in the hit series Salem and is also dating Jesse Metcalfe of Desperate Housewives fame. Her chic red carpet appearances all over the world have definitely caught our eye.

Signature Style: Sleek red carpet and laidback summer style

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3. Gigi Hadid

C.V.: This model’s career started at Baby Guess when she was only two years old. After quitting to focus on school, Hadid returned to modelling in 2012 as the face of Guess. Like Jenner, she has steadily climbed the model ladder after appearing in Tom Ford’s eyewear campaign and walking Chanel’s SS15 show. Her latest and biggest contract as the face of Maybelline is sure to put her on everyone’s radar.

Signature Style: Cali girl cool amped up with lots of sex appeal

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4. FKA Twigs

C.V.:  Tahliah Debrett Barnett, or FKA Twigs, is an English singer-songwriter, producer and dancer and has been described as “the UK’s best example to date of ethereal, twisted R&B.” Since making her music debut in 2012, she has many hit songs under her belt and Robert Pattinson on her arm.

Signature Style: Dramatic minimalism with a fondness for a bold lip

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5. Stacy Martin

C.V.: This up-and-coming artist made her acting debut in Lars von Trier’s film Nymphomaniac, which garnered her a Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role nomination. She has also appeared in a Miu Miu campaign, a designer she wears often

Signature Style: Modern boho with lots of lace and crochet.


Honourary mentions: In addition to the trendsetters above, the following ladies are also contenders for fashion royalty – Hailey Baldwin, Emily Ratajkowski, Anna Ewers, Zendaya, Alma Jodorowsky and Gugu Mbatha –Raw.


By: Rida Ahmed, Toronto, @RidaAhm