Lyndsey Scott

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Black models who walked Prada only once 

Lyndsey Scott, Rose Cordero, Joan Smalls, Roberta Narciso, Melodie Monrose, Jasmine Tookes, Marihenny Rivera Pasible, Mariana Santana, Betty Adewole, Emely Montero, Imaan Hammam,Ysaunny Brito, Amilna Estevao, Shelby Hayes, Naki Depass, Noemie Abigail, Kai Newman, and Ellen Rosa

Models that went/go to university
  • Christy Turlington: Graduated cum laude in 1999 from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study of New York University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Comparative Religion and Eastern Philosophy and later continued her studies at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
  • Kate Grigorieva: Has a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Murmansk State Technical University.
  • Sasha Pivovarova: Studied art at the St. Petersburg art institute and even hosted her own exhibit in New York City.
  • Anna Selezneva: Has psychology degree from Moscow State University.
  • Cindy Crawford: Studied chemical engineering at Northwestern University before dropping out to pursue modeling.
  • Iman: Studied political science at the University of Nairobi and speaks five languages.
  • Cameron Russell: Studied economics and political science at Columbia University, graduating with honours.
  • Edie Campbell: studied at The Courtauld Institute of Art, which forms part of the University of London and was awarded a first in her history of art degree.
  • Joan Smalls: Graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico.
  • Amanda Murphy: The American model is also a radiology technologist, who split her time at college between the runway and the hospital but gave up the former for two years of in-hospital training before heading back into the fashion world with Proenza Schouler and Prada exclusives.
  • Julia Nobis:  She began studying a Bachelor of science and applied science through Melbourne’s RMIT while walking for almost every big name in fashion and is currently working towards a postgraduate degree in medicine with dreams of becoming an ER doctor.
  • Karlie Kloss: After a week-long program at the Harvard Business School, she lelf Victoria’s Secrets and enrolled at the New York University’s Gallatin School. She has also spoken of her love of coding and after attending a two-week course at the Flatiron School donated a scholarship to the school for 20 young women to study coding aptly named Kode with Karlie.
  • Lily Cole: After trading the runway for library, the model’s hard work paid off, graduating from Cambridge University in 2011 with double first class honours in art history.
  • Lyndsey Scott: Graduated from Amherst College with dual majors in theatre and computer science.
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Ajuma Nasenyana, Alek Wek, Aminata Niaria, Anais Mali, Arlenis Sosa, Chanel Iman, Cindy Bruna, Emanuela de Paula, Georgianna Robertson, Grace Mahary, Gracie Carvalho, Imaan Hammam, Jasmine Tookes, Jessica White, Joan Smalls, Jourdan Dunn, Lais Ribeiro, Leila Nda, Leomie Anderson, Liya Kebede, Lyndsey Scott, Malaika Firth, Maria Borges, Naomi Campbell, Noémie Lenoir, Oluchi Onweagba, Omahyra Mota, Selita Ebanks, Sessilee Lopez, Sharam Diniz, Tyra Banks and Veronica Webb // Black models on the Victoria’s Secret runway

I hate when people say theres only like 2 black models for Victoria’s Secret but they’re been like 33:

1.selita ebanks

2.chanel iman

2.tyra banks

4.naomi campbell

5.sharam diniz

6.adriana lima

7.lais riberio

8.emmanuela de paula

9.jasmine tookes

10. oluchi onweagba

11.noemie lenoir

12.lyndsey scott

13.joan smalls

14.jourdan dunn

15.jessica white

16.malika firth

17.cindy bruna

18.maria borges

19.daiane sodre

20.daniela braga

21.sessilee lopez

22.aminata naira

23,anais mali

24.shakara lenard

25.gracie carvalho

26.katja schchekina

27.cris urena

28.daniela cosio

29.arlenis sosa

30. k.d aubert

31.melodie monrose

32.kara young

33.Ana Paula Araujo

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Great Scott!

Where coding meets the catwalk: Coder and model Lyndsey Scott showcases the ever lowering barriers between the worlds of fashion and technology, having created iTunes available apps and walked for the likes of Calvin Klein. We spoke to the 29 year old about her twin careers, how technology has helped her fashion career, and breaking the mold.

Photography: Thomas Giddings

Styling: Sarah Cobb

Hair and make-up: Sarah Appleby