In honour of Oxford Dictionaries’ naming ‘selfie’ word of the year, we’ve put together the best model selfies.
What we won’t see from Cara Delevingne? A classic pout like Adriana Lima, or self-conscious posing. This former Vogue cover model is in a league of her own.
Although not a regular taker of selfies (as she once confessed), Liu Wen did succumb to the trend with a ‘selfie shoot’ for Vogue US.
Barbara Palvin is an active user of social media, making selfies an important part of her Instagram repertoire.
Adriana Lima has perfected the selfie-pout.
Lily Aldridge makes the most of a blow-dry, back lighting and a bright lip.
Russian model Daria Stroukous documents all facets of her life, from events, parties, behind-the-scenes of shows and more.
Copenhagen-born model Caroline Brasch Nielsen sure knows her angles and lighting for selfies. The self-confessed shopaholic also has a penchant for taking selfies of her latest outfits and new fashion buys.
Fei Fei Sun‘s classic selfie portrait captures her idiosyncratic beauty.
Constance Jablonski‘s high angled selfie is effective – look at that vanishing point!
Candice Swanepoel amidst hair and make-up (or H&M, as the industry calls it).
Jourdan Dunn is a deft hand with selfie composition.
Daria Werbowy knows the advantage of classic denim, a white tank and flattering light.
Georgia May Jagger‘s striking make-up (and famous friends) are a feature in her selfie photos.
Dutch beauty Doutzen Kroes is an expert at choosing the right Instagram filter.
Asia Next Top Model – Cycle 1, representing Japan, Sofia Wakabayashi documents her life as a fashion model, behind-the-scenes and more. Seen recently again at Fide Fashion Weeks 2013, Sofia is definitely an up & coming hot favorite by both brands and fans alike.
Upcoming Australian model Maddison Brown is already an avid Instagram user.
Vogue‘s cover model Arizona Muse shares her selfies with her son, Nikko.
Say cheese! Australian model Jessica Hart.
Gisele Budchen offers her social media followers glimpses into her personal life.
Hilary Rhoda deftly plays with mirrors and angles (such as the image on the top left) as well as mixing it up with classic beauty shots.
Catherine McNeil‘s raw selfies offers new perspective on the model.
Social media expert and self-confessed geek Coco Rocha is constantly experimenting with new filters and photo editing apps.
No, we’re not jealous – former Vogue cover model Joan Smalls‘s selfies track her party hopping and quirky costumes.
There are certain locations where models can often be spotted taking a selfie: taxis, and as Heidi Klum demonstrates, planes.
With one of the biggest social media brands globally, Miranda Kerr‘s Instagram following is forever growing.
First-time Victoria’s Secret model (and half-Australian) Kelly Gale‘s social media following is sure to grow after her November debut.
As Karlie Kloss once said in a selfie caption: “in retrospect of this recent #nyfw…I realize I got caught taking a LOT of selfies! (all for the sake of Instagram!) #yikes”
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