This story first appeared in the March 20, 2017 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Hometown: Salt Lake City
Agencies: Fusion in New York, Bananas Models in Paris, D’Management in Milan, Supa in London
After his debut in the current Prada campaign, Fender quickly became ranked as one of the top three show boys of the season — his first time doing the full circuit. He continued to impress through the women’s show calendar, walking for dual-gender brands, and this success portends a bright future for print as well as next season’s catwalk.
Notable shows this season: Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Margaret Howell, Versus Versace, Coach, Public School, Lacoste, General Idea, Hugo Boss, Billy Reid, Kenzo, Paul Smith, Dior Homme, Ann Demeulemeester, Dries Van Noten, Issey Miyake, Valentino, Fendi, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Christopher Raeburn, Craig Green