Fashion Week season's most prolific walkers: Chinese models offer splash of diversity

Liu Wen at the Paul & Joe Fall 2012 show

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Liu Wen at the Paul & Joe Fall 2012 show

China's Liu Wen and Martinique's Cora Emmanuel offered diversity among the faces ranking as the models making the most appearances during the recent fashion week season.

The major fashion capitals' Fall/Winter 2012 shows culminated in Paris last week, and while it may be the big names such as Naomi Campbell and Karlie Kloss that attract the most attention when they take to the runway, The Telegraph's Alicia Waite has compiled a rundown of the hardest-working models during the season -- with Australia's Julia Nobis topping the list with an impressive 72 shows.

The 180cm blonde, who appeared at prestigious shows including Miu Miu and Chanel, heads up a list which features rising names from the fashion world including the UK's Lara Mullen (only in her second season) and Russia's Daria Strokous -- star of the Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2012 campaign.

The homogenous nature of the models in the top 20 will do little to appease the protesters during Milan Fashion Week, who staged a demonstration against anorexic models, or the industry watchers behind Jezebel's report at the end of New York Fashion Week highlighting the dominance of white models during the city's Fall/Winter 2012 shows (79.9 percent).

Amid the dominance of Eastern Europeans in the list, China's Liu Wen and Lina Zhang fared well (53 and 45 shows respectively), while Cora Emmanuel from the Caribbean island of Martinique walked in 54 shows.

The 20 most popular catwalk models from autumn/winter 2012 collections can be seen in the Telegraph report.











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