DALLAS, June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wilhelmina International, Inc. (Nasdaq:WHLM) ("Wilhelmina") announces that model Sora Choi has been named to Models.com's top 50 models in the world list.

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Sora has walked the runways for brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Bottega Venetta and Fendi. She has also appeared in advertising campaigns as the face of Louis Vuitton, Dior Cosmetics, David Yurman, Alexander Wang and Mulberry.

"We are proud of Sora, and happy to work with her team to create new and exciting opportunities," said Bill Wackermann, Wilhelmina CEO.

In Wilhelmina's celebrity division, Hopper Penn, was photographed for the Fendi Spring/Summer 2017 sunglasses campaign. The son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, Hopper's acting and modeling career has been on the rise, appearing in 2016 film The Last Face, and the recently released War Machine.

Bill Wackermann commented, "Fendi wanted to find someone who was both classic and modern to represent their eyewear and Hopper was an easy choice."

About Wilhelmina International, Inc. (www.wilhelmina.com):

Wilhelmina, and its other subsidiaries, is an international full-service fashion model and talent management service, specializing in the representation and management of leading models, celebrities, artists, photographers, athletes, and content creators. Established in 1967 by fashion model Wilhelmina Cooper, Wilhelmina is one of the oldest and largest fashion model management companies in the world. Wilhelmina is publicly traded on Nasdaq under the symbol WHLM. Wilhelmina is headquartered in New York and, since its founding, has grown to include operations in Los Angeles, Miami, London and Chicago. Wilhelmina also owns Aperture, a talent and commercial agency located in New York and Los Angeles. For more information, please visit www.wilhelmina.com and follow @WilhelminaModels.
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