Model Caitin Stickels, who was born with a rare chromosomal disorder known colloquially as cat-eye syndrome, stars in an editorial for V Magazine.
Caitin Stickels, 29, has been an artist for as long as she can remember. In a recent shoot for V Magazine , Stickels — the first model with Schmid-Fraccaro Syndrome to be featured in a major fashion spread — went majorly viral, starting a conversation around modeling stereotypes and how to shatter them.
Stickels is all for pushing the envelope. In her first-ever photo shoot as a professional model, she’s posing in avant garde clothing, almost as if she’s dressed for some sort of ethereal wonderland. But here, it’s not just about …
A post shared by caitin stickels (@caitinkitten) on Mar 10, 2017 at 1:37pm PST The model also acknowledged the magazine’s dedication to exhibit the diversity that exists in the fashion industry, but can often go unseen.
Caitin Stickels, who was born with Cat Eye Syndrome, defies traditional beauty standards with an inspiring fashion shoot.
After discovering her on Instagram, Nick Knight invited Caitin Stickels to model for V Magazine. Born with rare chromosomal disorder, Cat Eye Syndrome, Stickels presents the antithesis to the quintessential model.
Taking inspiration from the work of artist, Gustav Klimt, the shoot features Stickels posing in a series of captivating looks from Lanvin, Balenciaga and McQueen, styled by Jacob K. Thrilled to have collaborated with both Knight and V Magazine, Caitin wrote about her experience for the publication.
Caitin Stickels , 29, was born with Schmid–Fraccaro syndrome, or Cat Eye Syndrome. It contributes to scoliosis, a cleft palette, and heart and …