issa lish is the mexican-japanese model you need to know

The special thing about Issa Lish is that she doesn’t look like anybody else. She’s a little Japanese, a little Mexican, but most of all, unique. Born in Mexico City in 1995, Issa started modelling for Mexico’s independent designers aged 14. Fast forward four years and she is one of the stand out faces of the moment, working for brands including Marc Jacobs, Saint Laurent, Balmain and Coach. We catch up with Issa back in her hometown to find out what makes the Italian Vogue coverstar tick…

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