“I grew up being told that black, fat women aren’t seen as feminine,” says model La’Shaunae Steward (@luhshawnay
). “The world tells us that we can’t do what we want because we don’t have ‘the look.’” But since she started modeling four years ago, La’Shaunae has already walked in New York Fashion Week.
The 23-year-old is adamant that the best is yet to come: “When I see more of us on the cover of major publications, not just used for shock value, then I’ll feel like my message to the world has been successful.” 🙌🏾
This month, we’re looking to the future with #2020Vision
. Follow along as we share the stories of 20 people to watch in 2020 (and beyond). ⚡️
Photo by @luhshawnay