At 6-foot-1 with hair long and luxurious enough to make any girl jealous, it should be no surprise that the gorgeous Ian Mellencamp was PAPER’s choice for the relaunch of #ModelCrushMonday. After all, within his first couple of years in the business, the IMG model has already strutted down the runway of Tommy Hilfiger and posed for the cameras of industry legends Mario Testino and Steven Meisel.
Andreja Pejic’ has been turning heads – -and winning hearts – since she was discovered at a McDonald’s in Australia at the age of 16. She walked the runway for Gaultier in 2011, in 2015 she became the face of Makeup For Ever as well as the first transgender model to be featured in Vogue, and she closed out 2016 with a gorgeous holiday campaign for Reformation. So what’s she up to nowadays?
Gal Pal TIme: Sofia Ricci hanging out with pal Elisa Johnson
Most Americans have never heard her name, but she is impossible to miss.
Rising model Ubah Hassan was born in Somalia in 1987, before fleeing the war-torn country to Kenya and then to Canada. While in Canada, she was scouted at a park, which set the Somali-born beauty on her meteoric rise.
Patacon Pisao has been serving their acclaimed take on Venezuelan classics since 2005. Starting as a food truck in Inwood the restaurant formerly named El Dugout was an after nightclub meal staple. Since then Patacon Pisao has opened one location in Elmhurst and has found a comfortable home in their L.E.S. location as of 2015.