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Hot Mugshot Guy Jeremy Meeks makes his catwalk debut for Philipp Plein

Jeremy Meeks became an internet sensation back in 2014 when his police mugshot went viral.

Fast-forward three years and he’s made his New York Fashion Week debut on the runway for Philipp Plein.

The 33-year-old was arrested in February 2014 and sentenced to 27 months in prison for possessing an illegal firearm but, after his photo was shared on Facebook, he gained a huge following.

Thousands of swooning replies and hashtags later, the ex-convict signed a modelling contract before being released from prison and is now represented by London model management agency SUPA.

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Lanvin accused of barring models of color from Paris Fashion Week casting

  • On Monday, famed casting director James Scully called out a number of shows and designers at Paris Fashion Week, which began today.
  • Reportedly, Paris fashion house Lanvin, which has Bouchra Jarrar as its new creative director, doesn’t want to see models of color. 
  • “I have heard from several agents, some of whom are black, that they have received mandate from Lanvin that they do not want to be presented with women of color,” Scully wrote. Read more (2/28/17 11:53 AM)

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mrsniah: 📍PARIS | NOTRE DAME
That moment you meet an actress you absolutely adore and her parents.  Anyone who knows me knows I am always myself even if I’m a bit star struck.  I obviously said something crazy and served laughs all around. ☺. @ajanaomi_king is my new BFF!  It was such a pleasure meeting you and your parents. You are a genuinely sweet person and I’m glad you allowed me a moment with you and your fam!  What a way to celebrate my birthday! ☺🙌🏾💕💗