Model Behavior: Nyasha Matonhodze

As obsessive Black model-watchers, we were beside ourselves when we learned that Zimbabwe-born newcomer Nyasha Matonhodze was chosen as one of the faces starring in Louis Vuitton's fall ad campaign! Discovered only last year, this willowy 16-year-old has already made a name for herself with her breathtaking magazine editorials and graceful, ethereal catwalk strut. Here, we take a look at the rising star's most standout runway moments. We can't wait to see what she does next!
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 11, 2011

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As obsessive Black model-watchers, we were beside ourselves when we learned that Zimbabwe-born newcomer Nyasha Matonhodze was chosen to star in Louis Vuitton’s fall ad campaign!

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On Anne Valerie Hash’s couture runway, Nyasha Matonhodze flaunts glowing, dewy skin and a one-shouldered LBD.

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Nyasha sported fire engine red lips, plum lids, and a zippered pink mini at the Loewe Spring 2011 fashion show.

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At the Christian Dior Fall 2011 couture collection, Nyasha rocked fanciful, color-blocked makeup, courtesy of Pat McGrath.

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We’re wild about Nyasha’s sleek strands and ultra-deep plum gloss at Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2011 show.

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Here, Nyasha Matonhodze shows off a sophisticated chignon and an architectural blouse the Anne Valerie Hash Fall 2011 fashion show.

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At Michael Kors’ Fall 2011 show, Nyasha was hotter than ever sporting casually tousled tresses, barely-there makeup and a simple tank dress. Sometimes less is indeed more!

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Nyasha rocked flushed cheeks, a dramatic side part and striped jacket at Marc by Marc Jacobs’ Fall 2011 show. So crisp!

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At Emanuel Ungaro’s Spring 2011 show, Nyasha gave off a sophisticated vibe in a prim braided hairstyle and plum lips and nails.

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