Top: Bianca, Tess, Bianca, Carrie, Evelina. Middle: Maisie, Polly, Jade, Jordan, Kizzie. Bottom: Marie, Honestly, Bree, Sylwia, Lydia.

Models to Watch at NZFW 2016

The faces and names to look out for on the runway at New Zealand Fashion Week 2016

In anticipation of NZ Fashion Week 2016, which officially kicks off on Monday night, we've rounded up the models to keep an eye out for on the runway.

Top row from left: 
1. Bianca (Milkshake)
South African-born Bianca also has musical talents – she is the lead vocalist of Weird Together and has just featured on a track with rapper Raiza Biza.

2.Tess (Clyne)
Tess is one of the few internationals coming to our shores this year, keep an eye out for her standout choppy red bob.

3. Bianca (Red 11)
Auckland local Bianca is currently doing a stint in Sydney, shooting for the likes of Russh magazine, but will hop back across the ditch for Fashion Week.

4. Carrie (62)
Hailing from Tauranga, Carrie has been making trips up to Auckland to shoot editorial for the likes of online store The Mercantile and will walk for the first time this year.

5. Evelina (Clyne)
A statuesque 5’11, Evelina is no stranger to the runway, having recently walked at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia in May and spending time in New York with fellow Clyne model Marie.

Middle row from left:
6. Maisie (Unique)
She has international shows in Milan and Paris for Jil Sander, Marni and Sonia Rykiel up her sleeve - need we say more?

7. Polly (Unique)
An Otago University student newly signed to Unique, Polly will come to Auckland for her first Fashion Week. Rumour has it she has been booked for some of the most exciting shows.

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8. Jade (Unique)
Off the back of a successful stint at Australian Fashion Week in May, Jade will miss the first half of NZFW as she will be in Sydney shooting for Vogue Australia - back just in time to walk the last three days of the week.

9. Jordan (62)
This year will be Jordan’s first time walking at Fashion Week, and if recent appearances in lookbooks for Wynn Hamlyn, Miss Crabb, Jimmy D, Kate Sylvester are anything to go by, there’s no doubt we will be seeing a lot of the 18-year-old.

10. Kizzie (62)
With legs for days and an upbeat personality, Kizzie is set to be a runway superstar this year.

Bottom row from left:
11. Marie (Clyne)
Hailing from Coromandel, stints in Sydney and New York, where she walked in shows for the likes of Tome, have seen Marie has come into her own over the last year.

12. Honestly (Unique)
Don’t get in her way - Honestly is a NZ representative Taekwondo fighter who will be travelling from Hutt Valley to walk in the shows.

13. Bree (Red 11)
Bree has walked the past two years at Fashion Week, and this year is set to be her busiest yet.

14. Sylwia (Clyne)
Following on from time across the ditch in Sydney, this Polish international with defined features is sure to be in high demand from local designers.

15. Lydia (Red 11)
A favourite of labels like Harman Grubisa, Lydia brings a smoldering elegance to the catwalk.

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