One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
The Vampire Diaries star shot the winter issue spread in Hawaii over the summer with stylist Brett Alan Nelson who dressed her in all her faves: Jeremy Scott, Gasoline Glamour, Marco Marco and Alexander McQueen.
Check out the rest of Kat's stunning and fierce shoot in the gallery (below)!
[Images courtesy of Disfunkshion.]