Surprisingly, Casey was working as an artist and never planned on having a career as a model at all. Her photographer friend Cass Bird asked her to pose as a guy for a Muse spread over the summer, “and I wasn’t doing anything on that particular Friday, and so I said yes,” she opines. The pics led to the Ford contract.
Androgyny has long been celebrated in the fashion world and Casey happens to be the next fresh face in the extremely small niche market. In reference to her ability to model as a man, Casey says:
“I mean, anyone can look at me for two seconds and see that that part is actually not so complicated. I think the part that can feel complicated sometimes is that I also look really fierce in a dress, you know. I’ve been taught by the best queens about how to rock some heels … and I think that’s where it gets exciting.”