La Dolce Vita: Maty Fall

La Dolce Vita: Maty Fall

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La Dolce Vita: Maty Fall

From the suburbs of Northern Italy to the catwalks of Dior and Chanel, the rising model is certainly one to keep an eye on

From the suburbs of Northern Italy to the catwalks of Dior and Chanel, the rising model is certainly one to keep an eye on

Photography: Álvaro Beamud Cortés

Styling: Brais Vilasó

Text: Matthew Velasco

This feature appears in V136 now available for purchase

If you aren’t familiar with Maty Fall’s signature, sultry strut on the catwalks of Dior, Chanel, Fendi, and countless others, now is the time to take notice of the rising Senegalese-Italian model. The 20-year-old made her runway debut for Saint Laurent and Valentino during the Spring/Summer 2020 season. Walking an impressive 37 shows the following season—the model hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down.

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Born in Senegal, she moved to Chiampo, Italy—a sleepy town in the north of the country—at the age of nine. “Being a model has always been a dream of mine,” Maty says. “My mom was a tailor so I grew up surrounded by fabric, clothes, and sketches.” At the age of 18, Maty submitted photos to several Milanese modeling agencies, and ultimately signed to IMG Models shortly thereafter. Since, the in-high in-demand model has become a mainstay on the covers of fashion’s glossiest publications and the face of labels like Cartier, Etro, and Prada.

Despite her whirlwind success, Maty Fall is intent on charting her own course in the industry while also recognizing her status as a changemaker and role model. “I hope that the young women who want to pursue [modeling] can look at me and say, ‘I can do it too.’”

This feature appears in V136 now available for purchase

Credits: MAKEUP MICHIKO IKEDA (BLEND MANAGEMENT) HAIR LORENZO BARCELLA (JULIAN WATSON AGENCY) MANICURE GIOVANNA DEMARCO (BLEND MANAGEMENT), CASTING DIRECTOR SIMONE BART ROCCHIETTI (SIMONE BART CASTING), PRODUCER ELENA SOPHIA IVALDI (INTERLUDE PROJECT), DIGITAL TECHNICIAN GIULIA DIEGOLI, PHOTO ASSISTANTS SIMONE TRIACCA, LUCA SONCINI, STYLIST ASSISTANT TALIA RESTREPO, HAIR ASSISTANT GIUSEPPE SESTITO, CASTING ASSISTANT IRENE GERMANO, PRODUCTION ASSISTANT MARTINA FIORIOLI (INTERLUDE PROJECT), LOCATION ERRECI STUDIOS

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