19.1.10

Model of the Moment: Tao Okamoto


Tao Okamoto (born May 22, 1987) is a Japanese model currently dubbed as a "rising star". Highly appraised for her Appearances on the runway, one of her most recent Milestones has been becoming the new face of Ralph Lauren. Okamoto's first agency to which the Elite was she signed on in 2006. She made her first runway debut on the Emanuel Ungaro and Martin Grant's shows in Paris that same year. The next year, she Walked her first New York Fashion Week shows for Marc Jacobs and Cynthia Steffe. Marking her first work for a fashion magazine was her Sexy editorial in 2007. Teen Vogue called her a "rising star" in September 2009, and featured her as "Girl Of The Moment" in its December / January 2010 issue. Vogue Japan dedicated its November 2009 magazine cover to her, noting her as a supermodel-in-rising.
  


Tao Okamoto hairstyle