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​10 things you need to know about katie moore

Curious for Moore? Meet the orange haired model that everyone’s talking about.

Tish Weinstock

Katie Moore is the 18-year-old model from Houston, Texas, that the whole world is suddenly obsessed with. With her long blonde hair and piercing blue eyes, growing up she was everything you'd in wish for in your beautiful girl next door. That is, of course, until Guido Palau got out his magical scissors and chopped off her lovely long locks, cut them in into a punk inspired bob and dyed it copper orange, just in time for Alexander Wang to send her down his catwalk, fresh as a daisy, to open his autumn/winter 16 show. Just like with Kristen McMenamy, Agness Deyn, and Edie Campbell, the power of a haircut once again proves paramount in the making of a supermodel. Not only has walking for Wang elevated this elfin beauty onto a global stage, it's made her dreams come true. Speaking of dreams, one day she hopes to move into acting as well as continuing her craft as an accomplished indie-folk singer. She also plans on saving the world, and would like nothing other than for all human beings to be treated equally. In short, she's an angel. Curious for Moore? Here are 10 things you need to know about fashion's fastest rising star.

1. Her friends would describe her as…
"Fearless, fun, but funnily awkward as well."

2. She won't tell us about the naughtiest thing she's ever done…
"Funny question, but I'll never tell. ; )"

3. Walking for Alexander Wang totally reshaped what she thought of as beauty
"When I arrived in New York, my conception of beauty was my long blonde hair. But after my transformation for Alexander Wang, I realise that beauty is a constant evolution and you have to love the skin you're in."

4. She's really into film…
"I'm a major film buff."

5. But she also loves music…
"I'm really into indie and folk singer. I just love the ethereal feel of it."

6. This actress would play her in the movie of her life…
"Dakota Fanning."

7. And this would be the soundtrack…
"My favourite band, Fleet Foxes, of course."

8. Deep down she wishes she was Daenerys Stormborn…
"I'm obsessed with Game of Thrones and that I secretly dream about being Daenerys, the Mother of Dragons."

9. When she grows up she wants to be…
"Successful. I want happiness for all of my friends and family. And each day to try not to do anything that will cause me not to have a good night's sleep."

10. If she could change one thing about the world it would it be…
"That the LGBTQI community will one day have the same love and acceptance that all of us take for granted."

Credits


Text Tish Weinstock
Catwalk photography Mitchell Sams
Backstage photography Jason Lloyd Evans