It's hard to remember that Kansas-born Lindsey Wixson is still only 16. Having made her modeling debut just a year ago, opening the Spring/Summer 2010 Prada show, and going on to star in the label's sunglasses ads, as well as fronting all of Miu Miu's last two ad campaigns, she's already the hot favourite with the fashion industry's top designers, stylists and photographers.
And now it has been announced that Li-Wi has been signed as the face of Versace's new fragrance Vanitas.
The Versace campaign image of Wixson is ultra-sophisticated - all very-Donatella platinum hair, smoky eyes and that distinctive circular mouth in a sultry silvery pout; a step away from the image stylists usually like to play up - zero-ing in on Wixson's gawky schoolgirl beauty - including that ten-mile-wide gap between her front teeth.
The Vanitas campaign, shot by Craig McDean, is reported to be debuting in the second half of 2012, but somehow we don't think Donatella will want to wait that long...