The Top 10 American Models to Watch out For in 2018 – No. 10 Lexi Boling

Lexi Boling

With the new year having officially arrived, its time to take a look at those models who are likely to cause the greatest sensation. From January 3 to January 16, we’ll be revealing the names of models we expect to see everywhere this year.

Top model lists are about as arbitrary as anything and totally at the whims of those who put them together. Unlike other rankings, which include subjective criteria in their assessments, we’ve computed the list scientifically. Hence, we’ve rounded up the top 10 American models who have taken 2017 by storm: from their catwalk presence to their street style.

Taken from the IFDAQ ‘American Models National Rankings’ list, it serves as a cheat sheet for supermodel historians out there. These refreshingly eclectic mix of models mean business. Not only have they made an impression throughout 2017, but are anticipated to define the upcoming seasons in fashion.

Lexi Boling ranks at No 10. The 24-year-old “It” model had a wildly successful 2017, with catwalk appearances and magazine covers in almost every big-name show. Ice-blue eyes and signature stare-down characterizes the Chicago native. Despite her sweet and innocent look, she has earned the reputation as the “bad girl” of fashion.

As a very sought-after model in Italy, Lexi is best known for her multiple covers for Vogue Italia and her appearances in numerous Prada campaigns. Since the beginning of her career in 2013, her model value has steadily grown with explosive success in 2016. Her popularity is dominated by her numerous media appearances. Rarely does a month pass before she appears in one of the numerous fashion editorials or graces the cover. Even on the catwalk, Lexi has become a staple. If one were to count all her fashion week appearances since the beginning of her career, one could roughly estimate that she has already walked more than 30 Km over the catwalks.

From landing the covers of Vogue Turkey and Vogue China, to becoming a regular on the runways for fashion houses such as Alexander McQueen and Givenchy. It’s unlikely that Lexi will stop dominating fashion headlines this year. In addition to ranking No 10 on the IFDAQ ‘American Models National Rankings’ list, she ranks at No 18 on IFDAQ ‘Global Fashion Model List’.

Why Lexi ranks at No. 10 – Highlights of 2017
Covers – Vogue Turkey, Vogue China, M Le Monde, Odda & T Style Singapore
Fashion Shows – Alexander McQueen S/S 18, Givenchy S/S 18, Isabel Marant S/S 18 and Chanel S/S 18
Advertisments – Alberta Ferretti, Alexander Wang, Coach, Sies Marjan, Versace Jeans Couture & Zara

Take a look at Lexi’s profile here and check back tomorrow to find out who’s No 9. So far, we’ve limited the list to rank only the top 10 American models, those interested in the complete list can pre-register at

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