A cross between Grace Coddington and Guinevere van Seenus, Codie Young is urrrywhurrrr. First popping up in 2010 in editorials in her native Australia, Codie had gained some unwanted notoriety for having her Topshop campaign pulled over claims she looked too thin. A makeover from mousy brown to full on ginge rocketed Codie onto the runway for everyone from Chanel to Rick Owens in SS13 and has helped her bag campaigns for Jil Sander and Marc Jacobs’ ‘Dot’.
I think she’s perf, she’s just got the Valentino campaign (despite not walking in the show), I’d love to see her do magazines like Dazed, in Gareth Pugh/Balenciaga etc, and she’d fit perfectly into the hole Lily Cole’s left for a new ginger living doll (remember the Miles Alrdidge fairy queen shoot? So good).
Codie’s personal blog is here. Codie is represented by Viva Models in Paris and London, DNA in New York and Busy Models in Australia.