Recognize any of the above? Let's get real, you've probably seen most, if not all, of these photos of supermodel Karlie Kloss featured in ads on about every other page of your favorite fashion mag. Fun fact: Karlie is a true midwesterner from none other than the great state of Missouri! Which is why I had the pleasure of hearing her speak this afternoon in my hometown. It was a small venue of only about 50-60 people and after a brief intro into her life as currently one of the most sought after models in the industry, Kloss participated in a Q&A session. The questions were fabulous and flying at her from every direction, though she managed to keep calm throughout the hour and answered the questions as, well...as any 18 year old would! You hear horror stories of people involved in the fashion industry, from the models to the designers, and I must admit it was rather refreshing to hear from someone so grounded and humble. Kloss was just precious as she occasionally stumbled over her words, admitting that she was nervous, but it fazed absolutely no one. Kloss is simply a class act and provided quite a down-to-earth, fashionably informative afternoon, no question about it.
[Images via NY Mag]