NYFW SS 2023: NCT Jeno makes debut as runway model for Peter Do, fans say 'proud is an understatement'
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: It is not every day that you get to see K-pop idols as runway models but something like this has taken place as NCT's Jeno (Lee Jeno) makes his runway debut for New York fashion designer Peter Do. Along with other SM Entertainment artists, Jeno attended the New York Fashion Week on September 13 as he walked for the 2023 Spring/Summer collection 'Time' runway show for Peter Do.
With this new feat, the NCT member drew attention by opening the show for the first time being the only K-pop artist to do so. Aside from Jeno, the show also featured SM Entertainment Rookies' trainees Eunseok and Shohei who also walked the show as models whereas the label's girl group, Red Velvet Seulgi was invited as a special guest to watch the show. Now as Jeno has made his runway debut, fans cannot control their excitement for what the future had in store for him as he makes new famous friends in New York.
NCT Jeno meets popular celebrities ahead of his runway debut
Aside from walking the Peter Do fashion show, NCT Jeno was also the only Asian male artist to be invited to the global event 'VOGUE WORLD' to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the luxury fashion brand, Vogue. The 'Vogue World' show was held in New York on September 12 and had a wide range of Hollywood celebrities in attendance.
At the Vogue show, Jeno was seen sitting in the front row as he watched the models walk the ramp for Vogue. Outside of the event, many global NCTzens (fans of NCT) gathered to see Jeno as he socialized with the who's who of the industry including names like Jared Leto, Sabrina Carpenter, Ellie Goulding, Dove Cameron, and more.
'Jeno: The face of Dreams'
Fans are only singing praises of Jeno telling him how proud they are of him for making his modeling debut. One fan said, "Lee jeno, the first kpop idol to ever open a nyfw show. he is a STAR." Another fan said, "First kpop idol to open nyfw for one of the best asian designers. the only asian to be invited to vogue world and had the whole place at his feet. lee jeno, the real trailblazer. the face of dreams."
One more fan said, "Lee Jeno, the man you are." One more fan said, "Lee Jeno is glowing." Another fan said, "Lee jeno, an art piece at nyfw." One more fan said, "Look at how breathtaking lee jeno is." One fan said, "Proud is an understatement." Another fan said, "The amount of articles talking about him, people on fashion industry put attention on him, the staffs/stylists who works with him are endlessly proud of him. at the end of the day lee jeno will always win again again and again muaaah."
lee jeno, the first kpop idol to ever open a nyfw show. he is a STAR. pic.twitter.com/HHY9DVmB03— paige (@sunsetjeno) September 13, 2022
first kpop idol to open nyfw for one of the best asian designers. the only asian to be invited to vogue world and had the whole place at his feet. lee jeno, the real trailblazer. the face of dreams. pic.twitter.com/E7tVI6c9nx— ✦ cat ♡ jenyfw ˊ˗ (@sktchjeno) September 13, 2022
"You can call me villain"— あなたの笑顔が必 JENO MODEL (@NLouglaib) September 13, 2022
"When they go I m the main"
Lee jeno , we are talking about pic.twitter.com/Mfrle6ZiTz
LEE JENO, THE MAN THAT YOU ARE..... pic.twitter.com/QANpsOS25K— hourly jeno 👑 (@hourlyjeno) September 12, 2022
LEE JENO IS GLOWING !! pic.twitter.com/5BVXXWnh28— loffy (@hyckflmz) September 12, 2022
-jn the zoom in version, look at how breathtaking lee jeno is— JENO BASE (@JenoFess) September 13, 2022
the amount of articles talking about him, people on fashion industry put attention on him, the staffs/stylists who works with him are endlessly proud of him. at the end of the day lee jeno will always win again again and again muaaahpic.twitter.com/UyW9bKDfsI— ؘDEAD (@godtierjeno) September 14, 2022
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