JoAni Johnson has been an avid fashion lover since as long as she can remember, but modeling is quite an unexpected career that she only started pursuing in her mid-60s.After appearing in a viral 2016 Allure video dispelling the beauty myths about aging gracefully, the Harlem native has become a New York Fashion Week regular over the past few seasons, walking down the runway for brands like Deveaux and CDLM. Chances are you’ve seen her in a recent fashion campaign as well. From Pyer Moss to Rihanna‘s LVMH luxury maison FENTY, the 67-year-old model has fronted advertisements for some of the buzziest fashion labels today.“At 5’4, black and 67 years of age I am not your typical model in the general defined way,” Johnson told us as we shot this editorial against the backdrop of Chinatown, Manhattan. “What I represent though is not a fad, so essentially my new career is positively challenging the status quo.”Read our interview below to learn more about the model who’s breaking all fashion stereotypes by being herself.

Source: JoAni Johnson Talks FENTY & Modeling in Her 60s | HYPEBAE