September 12, 2017 22:28 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

Hot felon 2.0 takes runway during New York Fashion Week

Mekhi Alante Lucky aka 'Prison Bae' wowed in a black and white ensemble during New York Fashion Week at the Helmut Lang show. He was arrested in April 2016 for driving a stolen vehicle.

The newest 'hot felon' took the catwalk during New York Fashion Week on Monday at the Helmut Lang show.

Mekhi Alante Lucky aka 'Prison Bae' wowed in a black and white ensemble and a clear briefcase. 

The 20-year-old was arrested in April 2016 for speeding and driving a stolen vehicle. Twitter account Wake Mugshots 'discovered' Lucky and the mugshot went viral on social media with the 20-year-old being dubbed 'Prison Bae'.

He joined supermodels such as Duckie Thot on the runway for Shayne Oliver's debut collection for the brand. 

Lucky's smoldering mugshot landed him a modeling contract in August. The North Carolina native signed with Atlanta-based St Claire's Modeling Agency.

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Mekhi Alante Lucky, 20, strutted down the runway at the Helmut Lang Seen By Shayne Oliver show Monday 

Mekhi Alante Lucky, 20, strutted down the runway at the Helmut Lang Seen By Shayne Oliver show Monday 

Mekhi Alante Lucky's mugshot has taken social media by storm, and landed him a modeling contract (pictured, April 2016)

Mekhi Alante Lucky's mugshot has taken social media by storm, and landed him a modeling contract (pictured, April 2016)

After being dubbed 'Prison Bae' by social media users, Lucky signed with Atlanta-based St Claire's Modeling Agency (modeling for Ahmad Barber)

After being dubbed 'Prison Bae' by social media users, Lucky signed with Atlanta-based St Claire's Modeling Agency (modeling for Ahmad Barber)

Since being signed, Lucky has had the opportunity to shoot with famed fashion photographers such as Ahmad Barber and Christian Cody (modeling for Ahmad Barber)

Since being signed, Lucky has had the opportunity to shoot with famed fashion photographers such as Ahmad Barber and Christian Cody (modeling for Ahmad Barber)

The agency 'introduced' Lucky as a client in August, and he's already done high-fashion shoots arranged by the agency and amassed 20,000 followers.

Lucky's pictures went viral to his unique condition of having one blue eye and one brown.

Having irises with different colors is called heterochromia, which affects about 20 percent of the world's population.

The agency 'introduced' Lucky as a client last week, and he's already done high-fashion shoots arranged by the agency (pictured, November 2016)
Lucky's pictures went viral to his unique condition of having one blue eye and one brown eye (Pictured, December 2016)

The agency 'introduced' Lucky as a client last week, and he's already done high-fashion shoots arranged by the agency. Lucky's pictures went viral to his unique condition of having one blue eye and one brown eye (Pictured, left in November 2016, and right in December 2016)

Lucky has been arrested five times between April 2016 and December 2016 (Pictured, August 2016)
In addition to the stolen vehicles charges, the model has been bookedfor alleged assault on a female, alleged breaking and entering plus resisting a public officer, and twice, for a misdemeanor violations of his parole (Pictured, November 2016)

Lucky has been arrested five times between April 2016 and December 2016. In addition to the stolen vehicles charges, the model has been booked for alleged assault on a female, alleged breaking and entering plus resisting a public officer, and twice, for a misdemeanor violations of his parole

Lucky has had a troublesome past, being arrested five times between April 2016 and December 2016. But on Monday he wowed on the Helmut Land runway 

Lucky has had a troublesome past, being arrested five times between April 2016 and December 2016. But on Monday he wowed on the Helmut Land runway 

Despite his recent string of good fortune, Lucky has had a troublesome past, being arrested five times between April 2016 and December 2016.

In addition to the stolen vehicles charges, the model was booked for alleged assault on a female, alleged breaking and entering plus resisting a public officer, and twice, for a misdemeanor violations of his parole. 

Of course, Lucky is not the first felon to gain fame for his good looks.

In 2014, Jeremy Meeks of California was arrested on firearm charges and grand theft. 

His subsequent mugshot went viral on social media and earned him the moniker 'Hot Felon', which launched a modeling career for him when he was released from prison in September 2016.

Meeks is currently dating Chloe Green, daughter of billionaire Sir Philip Green and heiress to the Topshop empire.

In 2014, Jeremy Meeks was arrested on firearm charges and grand theft. His subsequent mugshot went viral on social media and earned him the moniker 'Hot Felon' (above)

In 2014, Jeremy Meeks was arrested on firearm charges and grand theft. His subsequent mugshot went viral on social media and earned him the moniker 'Hot Felon' (above)

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