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MONICA JAGACIAK, MODEL ON THE RISE

Article courtesy of rocketrend.wordpress.com

I know the news of her being banned from fashion week for being too young is old news. But I just saw this editorial of her shot at the beach by local photographers Chuando and Frey, and I can’t believe how extreme this issue has become.

 

I browsed through her profile at FMD and I realized that I still keep a few issues of magazines with her on the covers, but I guess I am a little late on noticing how young she is. She was in Singapore a year ago to build up her portfolio and she literally swept all the local December 2007 covers— Harper’s Bazaar, Style:, ELLE, FEMALE and L’Officiel (in which she also nabbed the January cover). And since it was December 2007, she must have been 13 years old when she shot all of these on this sunny island:

 

 

 

This January ’08 issue which I am still keeping: