StyleCaster, USA Transsexual Model Lea T. Snagged A Swimwear Campaign! By Alyssa Vingan May 31, 2011 11:45 am [Photos (1 of 5): ] It sMessage 1 of 1 , Jun 1, 2011View SourceStyleCaster, USA
Transsexual Model Lea T. Snagged A Swimwear Campaign!
By Alyssa Vingan
May 31, 2011 11:45 am
[Photos (1 of 5): <http://bit.ly/lEfLjs> ]
It's no secret that Brazil is a breeding ground for some of the most
successful supermodels in the world, and transsexual model Lea T.
might soon be counted among them. Fashionista
found out that the Givenchy muse and LOVE cover girl is about to star
in her first swimwear campaign ever for Blue Man, one of Brazil's most
well-known swim lines. Terry Richardson shot the Spring/Summer 2012
campaign over the holiday weekend on the beach in Rio de Janeiro,
The Blue Man brand is no stranger to controversy—it took heat from the
Roman Catholic Church in the late '90s when it showed a swimsuit
bearing an image of Jesus on the bottoms. While using Lea T. in a swim
campaign is both progressive and courageous, there's bound to be at
least a minor backlash, especially if you consider the hateful FHM
article about her and Andrej Pejic
that we told you about last week.
Click through for some of the behind-the-scenes action!
Photos: Made in Brazil