Could Transgender Models Lose Relevance As Brazil's Fashion Cred Gets More Global Attention?
Sep 17, 2012 13:16
Vice has made a documentary exploring the tensions surrounding race, gender and body type in Rio de Janeiro's fashion industry. Rio is already making its way as the fifth preeminent fashion metropolis, and these things create pressure for them to conform to a more global ideal of beauty and as such could threaten trangender women who are in the industry as models.
Tolerance for transgender women in Brazil is particularly remarkable in the fashion industry, in fact Leah T, a transgender model who's quite prominent already, made even more headlines by kissing Kate Moss on the cover of LOVE last year. But with further progression into the global arena, could models like Leah T have less of a relevance as Brazil makes it's way to conform more to global ideals?
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