InstaStyle: 15 Models To Follow on Instagram During NYFW

Follow these brown beauties for backstage access to the season's hottest shows.

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Who: @TheRealSessilee

Where: Supreme Modeling Agency

Why: From glam selfie's and backstage boredom shots, the Black VOGUE cover girl is living life through her cell phone camera lens.

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Who: @joansmalls

Where: IMG

Why: From VOGUE Brasil covers to Prabal Gurung ad campaigns –– she's doing big things. Watch her work!


3 of 15 Instagram

Who: @jourdandunn

Where: Women Management

Why: This "it" Brit is pretty low key on Instagram but ever present on the runway. We're hoping to see more behind the scenes action this upcoming season when the model takes on New York Fashion Week's biggest designers.



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Who: @chanelimanxoxo

Where: IMG

Why: If this top model isn't at the White House she's working it out on set or on the beach. Follow her through all of the fabulousness.



5 of 15 Instagram

Who: @jastookes

Where: IMG

Why: This Victoria's Secret vixen is either taking it off to showcase her hot bikini body or putting on the finest threads for the editorial pages of VOGUE. You'll have fun following this lively lady.

6 of 15 Instagram

Who: @jeneilwilliams

Where: New York Models

Why: This Jamaican gem's casual style is just as cute as her shooting style. Get inspired by this fashionista's looks on and off the set.

7 of 15 Instagram

Who: @coraemmanuel

Where: Ford Models

Why: She's living the life. Jetsetting, make-up makeovers and candid model moments is what her insta-collage is all about.

8 of 15 Instagram

Who: @realanaismali

Where: Ford

Why: If this French beauty isn't on a sexy photo shoot she's capturing cute candid moments with family and friends.

9 of 15 Instagram

Who: @atauid

Where: Trump Model Management

Why: You'll catch Deng capturing photo outtakes with Rihanna on-set or hanging with her fellow model mates and in every image this ebony beauty is  a stand out.


10 of 15 Instagram

Who: @nyashams

Where: Marilyn Agency

Why: Whether bare-face or getting professionally prepped by top hair and makeup artists –– she has the most flawless face in any Instagram feed.

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Who: @melodiemonrose

Where: Silent Agency

Why: The Martinican model may be major but she's a simple beauty living a normal life.

12 of 15 Instagram

Who: @marihenny

Where: New York Model Management

Why: Who says models don't eat? It's all about food and fashion for Pasible. In between casting chronicles and photoshoots she's snapping shots of the tastiest looking plates.

13 of 15 Instagram

Who: @ajak_deng

Where: IMG

Why: Deng is another chocolate-skinned stand-out (no relation to Ataui), and she'll humbly give you a glimpse of her bold ad campaigns or her cool model-off-duty style.



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Who: @laisribeiro16

Where: Women Management

Why: Catch her on the runway or shooting on the beach and Ribeiro's body will definitely keep you motivated to maintain your New Year's resolution.

15 of 15 Instagram

Who: @chrishellshell

Where: Supreme Management

Why: She's hopping from New York photo shoots to her native Turks and Caicos, gorgeously.