Not even Vogue can resist the allure of a trans model

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2015.04.23
Not even Vogue can resist the allure of a trans model
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Andreja Pejic is the first transgender model to end up on the pages of Vogue. The magazine's American edition is devoting an entire section to him in May. Born male, in Bosnia-Herzegovina 23 years ago, Andreja underwent her transformation last year, becoming a woman. Her beauty was discovered in 2007, while working in a McDonald's in Melbourne, Australia. Since then, her career has taken her onto the catwalks for both men's and women's collections. The attention she's now receiving from the renowned glossy magazine represents a milestone for the fashion world, which confirms a growing awareness of transgender people in recent times. In fact it follows hot on the heels of the news that Aydian Dowling, an American trans model, could soon appear on the cover of Men's Health.

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