Cory Kennedy…Campus Cutie?

So I was reading the October “It Girl” issue of Nylon and thinking – is it just me, or is Cory Kennedy looking noticeably less awkward these days? Looking at the Nylon photos – as well as her recent Jalouse cover feature – one can’t help but wonder if Cory is not making the transition from gawky adolescent to late teens/early 20’s hottie that so many models/actresses/it girls claim to have gone through. (Gorgeous actress/model to interviewer – “You should have seen me when I was younger. I was tall and dorky and didn’t really fit in with the cool kids.”)
Not only is she looking really great these days, but she’s showing signs of a budding intellect as well – she drops some pretty damn well-informed references for a 17-year-old. (According to the Nylon interview, Cory is planning to attend college in New York next year – another sign of good taste.) Laugh if you want, but while your average high school senior is busy sweating My Chemical Romance or The Hills, Cory is casually name-checking Colette, Purple Fashion, and Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Maybe all those late nights spent at fashion parties are actually paying off?

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