Watch out, world! In what might be the best holiday present ever, the dapper and diminutive Cayden (aka @cayden_style on Instagram) beat out all other contenders for the grand prize in J.Crew’s inaugural #CastMeJCrew contest—a campaign notably started by a hashtag from Elle Fashion Features Director Nikki Ogunnaike.
Cayden, who just started pre-K this fall, is no stranger to the camera; his parents, aware of his adorableness from day one, have been documenting their well-dressed little one for the ’gram since he was a toddler. Their ingenuity, coupled with Ogunnaike’s hashtag, caused J.Crew to take notice, and they’ve since cast this pint-sized prince in an upcoming photo shoot for their kids line, Crewcuts.
But if you’re worried that Cayden’s too young for prime time, never fear; he’s a natural. In response to his win, he told Ogunnaike, “I’m excited to be a model because you get to take pictures!”