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French Vogue to feature transgender model on cover

PTI
Published : Feb 15, 2017, 4:21 pm IST
Updated : Feb 15, 2017, 4:26 pm IST

Valentina Sampaio, who has more than 32,000 followers on Instagram, has shared the cover on social media.

In a first for the hi-end lifestyle magazine, Brazilian catwalk star, Valentina Sampaio will be its covergirl, reported BBC. (Photo: Instagram/ @vogueparis)
 In a first for the hi-end lifestyle magazine, Brazilian catwalk star, Valentina Sampaio will be its covergirl, reported BBC. (Photo: Instagram/ @vogueparis)

London: The French edition of fashion magazine, "Vogue" is all set to get its first transgender face for its March cover. In a first for the hi-end lifestyle magazine, Brazilian
catwalk star, Valentina Sampaio will be its covergirl, reported BBC.

In her column, the editor of Vogue Paris, Emmanuelle Alt wrote the model has "beauty striking enough to stun on the cover of Vogue". Alt also said Valentina is the "absolute equal" of other iconic women in fashion. "Apart from one small detail, Valentina, the femme fatale, was born a boy," she added.

 

The model, who has more than 32,000 followers on Instagram, has shared the cover on social media. "So proud and Super happyyy merciiiii Ameiii super felizzz #vsstorm @joymodel @ferherbert #Repost @vogueparis with @repostapp... Photographed by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, styled by Emmanuelle Alt, with make-up by Isamaya Ffrench and hair by Paul Hanlon. Out February 23rd.

"@emmanuellealt @valentts @mertalas @macpiggott @isamayaffrench @paulhanlonhair @YSL #emmanuellealt #ValentinaSampaio #MertandMarcus #isamayaffrench #PaulHanlon #SaintLaurent," Valentina wrote alongside the picture.

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