About Me

Stephen Adkins


Meet Stephen G. Adkins III, an Army Veteran, business owner, and fashion entrepreneur hailing from Richmond, VA. Stephen's impressive career in fashion has seen him walk the runway an astonishing 30 times, including at New York Fashion Week. He's also been featured as an editorial model in several magazines, graced the cover three times, and has been interviewed and featured in Style Weekly, Richmond Magazine, gap MEN PRESS, and Fashion Haunts Magazine.

Stephen's influence extends beyond the catwalk; he's been a brand ambassador for a wide variety of companies and brands and has developed his own personal brand as an Instagram Fashion Influencer. He's also been featured in various television commercials and live features for Fox5DC, NBC12, had a role in the Travel Channel series with Robert Englund, was featured in a live interview spot on Bronxnet TV New York, and was a guest on the Work Hard Play Hard Podcast for "The Making of a Style Icon."

In 2019, Stephen was invited to be the first-ever Guest Designer for his very own custom "Capsule Collection" Men's Clothing Line with Alton Lane, a semi-national bespoke men's clothing company that ran until the end of 2020. Stephen previously served on the Board of Directors, Model Coordinator, Spokesman, and is currently a Brand Ambassador for Richmond Virginia Fashion Week. In March 2021, he was honored to be invited as a member of The Silverfox Squad. When he's not immersed in the fashion world, Stephen is a 22-year owner/operator of Adkins Painting, providing full-service interior and exterior painting and design services to Richmond and surrounding areas.

In 2022, Stephen launched his very own podcast, "Suit Up with Stephen Adkins," highlighting the importance of suiting up in all areas of our lives. He's also launching his own grooming products line for men's hair styling and beard care, Fox Edge by Stephen Adkins. With his varied and impressive portfolio, it's clear that Stephen G. Adkins III is a true Renaissance man.

Find Stephen on Instagram at @adkins.stephen and TikTok @stephen.adkins