Michelle Lee is petite, as in first-thing-you-notice tiny. Her diminutive stature only becomes all the more glaring when among the beanpole, 5-foot, 11-inch sort—Lee’s frequent company.
“We’re seeing models from nine in the morning straight through till we close up at night,” the casting director says on a late August afternoon inside KCD’s sun-soaked Meatpacking District offices. “It’s hundreds of new faces a day, and I see each individual girl myself.” That’s apparent when looking at her desk, currently buried by foot-high stacks of comp cards, Lee’s notes scribbled across them.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)