Lindsey Wixson covers Italian fashion magazine, Muse for the magazine’s Winter 2011 issue. The shoot, entitled “Golden Girl,” features Versace in elegant, simple lines.

Lindsey has rocketed into the top 20 of fashion models at the tender age of 17. Although she is obviously still finding herself, Wixson has already been proclaimed one of the industry’s fastest rising stars.

Will Davidson was behind the lens, with styling by Sara Moonves. Hair is by Shay Ashual and makeup by Pep Gay.

Check out Lindsay’s photos; click to enlarge

The 5-foot, 11-inch tall model is defined by her unique bee-stung lips, rosebud pout and gapped front teeth. She began her career at 15 and arrived in New York. But she was promptly rejected by IMG Models and other agencies.

Marilyn Agency, however, signed her and Lindsay got her big break when top fashion photographer Steven Meisel spotted her on

He booked her for a shoot with Vogue Italia. She debuted on the catwalk for Spring 2010 New York Fashion Week walking for Cynthia Steffe.

After her debut, she jetted off to Milan to open for Prada. She walked in 44 shows in New York, Paris and Milan in the fall, and landed her first major magazine cover, for the i-D magazine fall 2010 issue.

There’s been no looking back. As of January 2012, Wixson ranked 12th on’s top 50 models list.