Obvious Magazine·#ModelWatch·July 23, 2019·2 min readModel Watch: VanNess Malloy Share VanNess Malloy stands 5’10 with a radiant smile and popping melanin. A new face to the scene with hopes of modeling for Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren. Agency, if any: None Age: 27 Height: 5’10” Instagram: @vanness__ Where were you born? Aberdeen, MD Ethnicity: African-American/Black Zodiac Sign: Scorpio Favorite things: Watching Movies What music are you listening to at the moment? Tupac and Nipsey Hussle Favorite movie, tv-show: Saving Private Ryan, Monk Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product: Virgil Abloh and 1 Million Cologne What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? Focusing on writing, directing, and acting. What’s something uncool that you love anyway? Watching Shark Week or Big Cat Week What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? It’s a small town, so everyone is basically like family. Place you would love to visit: Africa. Which brand would you really love to model? Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton See also#ModelWatchModel Watch: Model and Business Owner, Terrance Evers Favorite modeling experience so far? Auditioning for New York Fashion Week last September even though I didn’t get it. The experience was fun. What are some of your personal challenges as a model? Having to step outside of myself and get out of my comfort zone. Your favorite feature? My skin. Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? I daydream about how big I can become as long as I stay focused and dedicated. b Hard-working. Resilient. Goofy. Any shoutouts? Demetrius Terrell @heluxxury and Rechard Applewhite @ibeenaproblem_ for pushing me so hard to keep going no matter the downfalls I’ve come across and the constant encouragement. All images provided are courtesy of the model. Want the latest posts, offers, and exclusive content straight to your inbox? Subscribe to our newsletter and never miss out again. See more models here.