What It's Like To Be A Natural-Haired Model At Fashion Week

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25:  Brandee Brown  attends Paper Magazine's 17th annual Beautiful People Party on April 25, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Brandee Brown attends Paper Magazine's 17th annual Beautiful People Party on April 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

It was New York Fashion Week, and Brandee Brown was just beginning her runway career. (You may now know her as an NYC It Girl, and a former campaign model for DKNY.) She arrived at her call time for her second show of the season, and it was a typical scene. Two hairstylists immediately got to work on her. The style was “wet look,” and the pros began deliberating.