Meet the New Girl: Carola Remer Quit Medical School to Model for Tom Ford and Jean Paul Gaultier

By
Photo: Courtesy of One Management

A child of a surgeon father and pharmacist mother, Carola Remer was well on her way to a career in medicine until her cousin sent photos of her to the local modeling agency. Now represented by One Management, the 20-year-old German has had an immense editorial response this year, shooting for Japanese Vogue, Chinese Vogue, Self Service, and Harper's Bazaar. She booked all those spreads before making her fall 2011 catwalk debut, walking for an eclectic group of designers, including Ralph Lauren, Emilio Pucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Tom Ford. We sat down with Remer to talk modeling, medicine, books, food, and more.

Explore other rising stars (plus all the big names) in our extensive Model Manual, featuring runway pics, glamorous editorials, model bios, career timelines, and more.