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.’
Photographer Andrew Werner snapped the models backstage, capturing the above shot and sharing it on Instagram yesterday.
Werner spoke of 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.’