“Like many people my age, I’m still figuring myself out—and I’m okay with that,” Miss July 2016 Ali Michael says. “I like being human. Nobody really knows what the f**k they’re doing, and that’s totally fine.” Our Miss July clearly isn’t afraid to be bold, a quality we fully embrace in Playmates. Born in Texas but killing it in the busy streets of New York as a successful model, Ali bears it all for our July/August 2016 double issue.
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Photography by Jason Lee Parry
Styling by Liz McClean
Styling Assisting by Olivia Khoury
Hair and Makeup by Karina Moore
Manicuring by Emi Kudo for Opus Beauty
Prop Styling by Cydney Griggs
Prop Styling by Enoch Choi
Styling: Suspenders, American Flag Vest, and Helmet by What Goes Around Comes Around; Jean Shorts Vintage Levi’s.