Models play a central role in the glitz and glamour of New York Fashion Week—whether they’re strutting down the runways or being captured by a street style photographer hanging outside Lincoln Center. However, most models’ backstories and personalities remain a mystery. Sure, we’re familiar with the Caras and the Karlies of the world, but what about the up-and-comers?
We asked one fresh face, Shu Yang Zhang, represented by agency with Q Models, to capture her journey as she bounced from casting calls to the catwalk, and everywhere in-between. Here, she shares her candid shots from the week and reveals what it’s really like to be model amongst the madness at New York Fashion Week.
Read on to see Shu Yang’s model diary in the slideshow above!