Posted by Bethan Holt, Fashion Junior at Large

Lara in Vogue (by Josh Olins)

Lara Mullen has the kind of story which will have teenage supermodel wannabes everywhere turning green with envy. She has the fairytale 'normal school girl to fashion favourite' which so many now seem to wish will be their reality. For Lara, it is. A year ago she was just another Northampton girl and now she is FEAL's latest model crush- as well as a top pick for the previous two seasons of catwalk shows as well in in demand for shoots. She captures the spirit of now with her strong but still wistful, girlish and very English look.

Lara, with her mussed up hair and startled ice blue eyes, stars in April Vogue's "The White Album" shoot, styled by Lucinda Chambers,  confirming her hot new model status. Vogue clearly share our Lara love because they also tip her "soulful look" to be a key face of the future.

And it's not just  Vogue who are fuelling Laramania. This weekend, the Telegraph charted her last crazy six months flipping between fashion weeks, major shoots and hanging out in her school common room.  She also  blogged during Paris Fashion Week for Style.com about what it's like being a new model. Basically, we're all enraptured with the way she presents fashion to us as well as the tale behind the face.

Herein lies a kind of tumblr of images which sum up why we are we are majorly crushing on Miss Mullen right now...

Lara in Vogue (by Josh Olins)

Lara in Vogue (by Josh Olins)
Lara in Vogue (by Josh Olins)

Lara in Vogue (by Josh Olins)

Lara Mullen in SS12 POP
Backstage at Nina Ricci AW12
Lara walking for Jil Sander AW12 (Image from catwalking.com)

Walking for Prada AW12 (image from catwalking.com)
Walking for Alexander Wang SS12 (image from catwalking.com)
Lara Mullen for Jonathan Saunders Pre-Fall SS12 (style.com)