"I’ve dressed this way for so long, when it wasn’t cool for men-of-color or a straight man to just dress how he wants to dress,” he says.
“To be from Brooklyn and to look like this, it blows my mind- anything is possible,” says Iesha Hodges on being selected as a VS model.
“It’s been amazing to watch the growth in the industry, but when I first started it wasn’t so easy for me," she says.
“Growing up, I was all about sneakers, sweatpants and basketball,” says Hodges of her transition from the playground to the runway.
“Own your body type, own your skin color, own your hair- because that’s what really shines through,” says Tookes on becoming a model.