The Crying Model's Booker Explains, Once and for All

This is hopefully the last post we'll do on the crying model at the Jil Sander show in Milan. Auguste Abeliunaite's agent Piero Piazzi finally weighed in on the matter. “She has delicate eyes,” Piazzi explained. “We were laughing with the casting director after the show.” Yes, it's so funny when models walk the runway in tears. August has pale blue eyes, which are more sensitive to bright lights than dark eyes, but coveted by casting directors. Piazzi said two other models were crying on the Jil Sander runway because of their "almost transparent" eyes. Then why is he the only one who noticed? [Heard on the Runway/WSJ]

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Filed Under: auguste abeliunaite, fall 2009, jil sander, milan fashion week, models, tears of fashion

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