02/19/2015 11:32 am ET Updated Feb 19, 2015

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

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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.

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