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Canadian Model Carly Moore Braves The Cold In Spring Summer '17 Statement Makers

A favourite of Nicolas Ghesquiere and Alessandro Michele, the Canadian catwalker hits the streets of Brooklyn in Spring/Summer’s statement makers with her nonchalant cool.

Jersey top and jacquard skirt, Prada. Leather sandals, Adidas. Socks, stylist’s own

Etamine slip, jersey-blend gown and calfskin mules, Celine

Embroidered tulle tank top, matching skirt, cotton knit briefs and calfskin lace-up sneakers with rubber soles, Dior

Tommy x Gigi viscose-blend cropped top, Tommy Hilfiger. Embellished cotton jacket, Dolce & Gabbana. Chloe denim jeans, www.net-a-porter.com. Calfskin loafers, Bally. Socks, stylist’s own

Polyester dress, Loewe. Leather sandals, Alexander Wang

Leather bralette and viscose jacket, 3.1 Phillip Lim. PVC pants, Carven

Spandex dress
and Pantashoes boots, Balenciaga

Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci stretch linen jacket and crepe pants, Givenchy

Coach 1941 embellished denim jacket and studded leather boots, Coach. Wool and silk pants, Bally

Crepe wool-blend suit and silk georgette blouse with lace, Gucci

Does wearing nothing but a feather-light, mini tulle corset dress in nippy 6 deg C weather faze Carly Moore? (This happened on this shoot.) Not one bit.

It’s not just that she’s a seasoned pro, having stomped the runways of all four major fashion capitals in the three or so years that she’s been on the modelling scene. Or that she’s 25 – mature by industry standards, she was discovered in her last year of university. Or that she’s from Toronto, Canada. This former business accountancy graduate is simply cool.

 

Silk crepe de chine shirt, matching pants and embellished leather platform mules, Gucci

Her easy-going, collected demeanour and matter-of-fact tone only add to the appeal of her steely beauty: alabaster skin, piercing green eyes, a chiselled nose and cheekbones, all framed by a thick, lustrous brown mane. V magazine loves her. Ditto cult fashion publications like Muse and Self Service.

Add her height (1.81m) and gait (part gangly, part insouciant), and she’s become a catwalk hit with all the forward-thinking designer heavyweights. Dries van Noten, Hermes and Celine have all cast her – some multiple times. And she’s a firm favourite of Louis Vuitton and Gucci – she’s been in practically every one of their shows since the former’s Resort 2016 Palm Springs presentation, and the latter ushered in Alessandro Michele.

In fact, they’re the only brands she’ll walk for these days. “I don’t do Fashion Week now. It’s too tiring… But I’ll do Gucci and Louis Vuitton,” she says with a slightly self-deprecating smirk.

Photography Alvin Kean Wong Photography assistants John Temones & Ian Hoogenboom Art Direction Noelle Loh Styling & Casting Anna Katsanis/Atelier Management Hair Lizzie Arneson/Bridge, using Oribe & Shu Uemura Makeup Toru Sakanishi/Joe Management Model Carly Moore/The Society Management

This story first appeared in Female’s March 2017 issue.

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