January 16, 2014 3:51 pm

V Magazine and Ford Models joined forces on a worldwide search to find the new face of fashion. The winner would be signed to Ford Models in both New York and Paris, and be featured in an editorial shot by industry heavyweight, photographer Kacper Kasprzyk and stylist Robbie SpencerAfter months of searching, and thousands of applicants, we are pleased to announce that the winner is….Iesha Hodges!

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, the 5’10, 19-year-old rookie model is featured in the magazine in her very first editorial, “New Season, New Girls, New Looks”, alongside finalists Angelica & Rachelle.

Sporting this season’s must have looks from Prada, Calvin Klein, Christopher Kane, Jil Sander, Céline, and Givenchy and many others, Iesha shows a hint of what is to come for the new face to watch.

Iesha is now heading to Paris for Couture Week, her first step in this new journey as the 2014  V Magazine Model Search Winner.

Congratulations Iesha, from us all here at Ford!

“I’ve aspired to be in a magazine my whole life. Winning this contest is definitely a dream come true!” - Iesha Hodges

See the exclusive behind the scenes video below shot by Casey Brooks.