Models and other representatives of the fashion industry haven’t just worn pretty dresses and advertised for brands. They have also revolutionized this art of expression by redefining the factors that make up a good model. As it may seem, being taller than 6’ is not mandatory to be a successful model. We’ve made a list of top 10 such petite models who’ve left their marks on the runway.
- Lily-Rose Depp
- Hailey Baldwin
- Sofia Richie
- Rose Bertram
- Sara Sampaio
- Kate Mossg
- Lottie Moss
- Lydia Hearst
- Emily Ratajkowski
- Devon Aoki
Chanel’s darling, Lily-Rose Depp daughter of Johnny Depp, is one of the youngest and shortest models rocking the fashion industry. Born in 1999, she’s just 18 but has featured for various magazine covers including Vogue Paris, British Vogue and, ELLE France. She’s said to have inherited her figure from her equally stunning and petite mother, Vanessa Paradis.
Daughter of Stephen Baldwin, Hailey began her journey by hitting the runway for Topshop Unique. This diva, also known to hang out often with the Jenner sisters, Kylie and Kendall, has worked for many top brands so far. These include Prabal Gurung, Moschino, Elie Saab, Dolce & Gabbana among the rest.
Yet another runs-in-the-family talent is Lionel Richie’s younger daughter, Sofia Richie. She started her career very soon, at the at of 14 and hasn’t looked back since then. Considered o be one of the best short models, she has shot for projects with Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Adidas, and others.
Rose is a Belgian model and started her career at the age of 16. She has had some successful collaborations with Agent Provocateur, H&M, L’Oréal and many others. She has been a star on Instagram and was the first Belgian model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Sara is loved for her beautiful green eyes. She’s a Victoria’s Secret Angel since she began at the age of 15. She’s considered to be one of the most successful short models because of her major collaborations with Elie Saab, Miu Miu, Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, and Moschino among others.
This British top model needs no introduction, her contribution to the industry has been extraordinary. By now, Kate has covered for every major publishing house in fashion. Her 7-year-old campaign with Calvin Klein has given the industry some of the best shots of the 90’s.She has had notable collaborations with Alexander McQueen, Longchamp, Dior and Louis Vuitton.
Following the footsteps of her elder sister, Lottie Moss began at the age of 14. She’s proved her mettle by walking the runway for glamorous fashion houses like Chanel. She has also appeared on multiple pristine magazine covers, the most famous one being Vogue Paris’ May 2016 edition
It’s not just the ‘Hearst’ that comes after Lydia that helped her establish her career as one of the most iconic not so tall models of the industry. She has covered some really influential magazines like Vogue, Marie Claire, and Elle. She also got the opportunity to be a mentor for season 2 of Naomi Campbell’s modeling reality competition, The Face.
Emily has been the one of the most searched for short models of all time. She has also featured in films like Gone Girl and Entourage. She will always be remembered for her appearance in the video of Maroon 5’s “Love Somebody”.
Having very interesting Japanese, German and English origins, Devon has some really phenomenal facial features. She started off at the age of 16 and since has been the face of some staggering establishments like Hugo Boss, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Moschino, and Fendi.