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Andreja Pejic is Vogue’s first transgender model

“I was told by various people many times over that the chances of me ending up on these pages were slim to none. So you can only imagine what I’m feeling right now!

Andreja Pejic, Credit - Instagram / Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue

Andreja Pejic, Credit – Instagram / Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue

Andreja Pejic, on her Instagram announcing her four-page feature in Vogue. Pejic has modelled for Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs, DKNY and Giles, among others, but rose to fame for her androgynous style prior to coming out as transgender.

Her feature — The New World, shot by Patrick Demarchelier — is the first time Vogue has featured a transgender person. Pejic thanked Vogue editor Anna Wintour and others for “making history and having me be part of it but even more importantly for representing a whole social minority and an often forgotten community.”

 

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