Rui Dalton named New faces Model of the week on

Name: Ruanui William Wells Dalton. My
nickname is Rui

Agency:Chic Management
Age: 17

Height: 189 (6’2.5″)
Place of Origin: Born in Sydney, Australia and moved to
the Sunshine Coast of Queensland 3 years ago.
Ethnic Origin: Half Serbian and Half Maori
Birthsign: Sagittarius.
How discovered: Discovered by photographer on the
Sunshine Coast (Kerrie Gaines). She took some photos of me and sent them to the
owner of Hunter Model Management who asked me to come and see her at one of the
scouting events she was having on the Sunshine Coast and she signed me. She then
signed me immediately to Dallysmodels in Brisbane followed by Chic Management in
Favorite things: I enjoy surfing and most sports, hanging
out with family and friends.
Favorite music, band: Imagine Dragons, Coldplay, Killers,
Red Hot Chilli Peppers, B.o.B

Favorite movie, tv show: Rush Hour – with Jackie Chan who
is my idol and love kung fu… and favourite tv shows: Modern Family and Mrs
Browns Boys 🙂

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product: Dolce and
Gabbana, Versace, Gucci just to name a few

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? Studying
at Uni (Architecture) and working.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway? Vaccuming
for my mum, annoying my little sister.

Favorite modeling experience so far? My favourite
modelling experience so far has been with Thom Kerr, for Black Log that he
photographed for. Thom is a very good photographer and he is good company.

What’s the best thing about your

Sydney’s New Years Eve for the fireworks and our
Opera House.

Which brand would you really love to model for?

All the
major international brands.. for example, Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, Jean Paul
Gautier, Versace and for the sports minded designers would be Adidas, Rip Curl,

Place you would love to visit: Paris, Milan, Spain.
Serbia, Croatia and New York in the USA.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about: Surfing, listening
to music, skateboarding, hanging out at the beach with family, friends and


Catherine McNeil for Models.Com

‘The triumphant return of Catherine McNeil is in full effect. Cat is back and better than ever with a fresh outlook, a renewed energy and of course the classic elegance with a twist that made fashion fall in love with her in the first place Experience the new era of McNeil in this stunning original series by Christian MacDonald and rest assured, the best is yet to come’.
How was this season for you?
This season was amazing for me. It was so nice to work with designers I haven’t seen in years.
You took a break for a moment, what did you do during that time?
Yes I did, I moved to London for a few years and did absolutely nothing. It was great!!!
What made you want to return to fashion?
To be honest, I got bored and missed it.
What was your initial success like – you skyrocketed to the top when you first came on the scene, but what was the experience like for you?
I do think I was too young to really appreciate what was going on around me but I’m very thankful to the people around me.
How does this renewed success feel?
I’m just really happy to still be working with amazing people every day
What are some things you’d like to do that you haven’t just yet -career wise or not.
Buy a house near the beach and live in it.
How do you find balance these days?
I don’t bring my work home and a healthy home life.
Tell us one thing about yourself people might find surprising.
I make really good guacamole…Or so I’ve been told!

Source: Models.Com
Photographer: Christian MacDonald
Stylist: Mary Fellowes

Nicole Pollard makes the top 10 newcomers of F/W 13 list on

image courtesy of Elite NY
“What better way for a model to debut than to snag a worldwide Dior exclusive for Raf Simons’ very first collection. It was during that show that fashion fans were introduced to Nicole Pollard for the very first time and since then the beauty from Brisbane has racked up booking after booking of pure quality. This season Nicole has already walked Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Gucci, Fendi, Gareth Pugh, Balenciaga, Mugler and a host of other power shows. You’ll find the sylphlike Ms. Pollard on every runway worth mentioning and her momentum just keeps on building”