15 Models Who Are Redefining the Fashion Industry ...

There was a time when a fashion model was more often than not described as "a young, pretty, long legged, skinny woman".

But it seems like we're ushering in a new era where models don't always fit that description and it's oh-so-refreshing!

Check out these fascinating and inspiring models who prove that there's nothing wrong with being different!

In fact, being different is awesome!

1. Chantelle Brown-Young Aka Winnie Harlow

Chantelle Brown-Young Aka Winnie Harlow

This Canadian model hasn't let vitiligo stop her from following her dreams.

She first appeared in America's Next Top Model's 21st cycle and has since worked for Desigual, Ashish, Showstudio, i-D and Dazed & Confused, and has even shot a 5 page spread for Glamour Italia!

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