The REAL reason for those catwalk tears

04 March 2009

Jil Sander

Who better to clear up the mystery of why Auguste Abeliunaite was crying while walking the Jil Sander catwalk in Milan than the model herself? Auguste appears to have posted a comment on a story that had suggested reasons for her tears – from those orange wedges to the current economic woes – clearing up the matter once and for all. ‘It wasn't small shoes or emotional problems! The lights were very strong and cameras was flashing all the time. My eyes are very sensitive, that's why I was crying,' wrote Auguste. Well, here's hoping she gets used to those lights for Paris Fashion Week, because you just know she'll be popping up on a catwalk there soon. After all, the tear saga's just made the Lithuanian model one of the most talked about this season... [WSJ via The Cut]


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