Underwear brand Marco Marco have made headlines with their all-trans selection of models for their NYC Fashion Week show.
Laith Ashley, who also served as a Pit Crew member on RuPaul’s Drag Race this year, was among the group.
‘I could cry right now’
He took to his Instagram Stories to gush about the opportunity, saying: ‘I could cry right now.’
He furthermore continued: ‘Thank u fellas for being an inspiration and making history.’
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Photographer Andrew Werner snapped the models backstage, capturing the above shot and sharing it on Instagram yesterday.
He told Gay Star News of the atmosphere at the show: ‘The incredible energy backstage for MarcoMarco SS19 was filled with not only the anticipation of models walking the runway, but the overwhelming excitement this opportunity would have on the LGBTQ [and] fashion community history.’
RPDR star Carmen Carrera, and YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous also featured in the fashion show.