Personal Style – United Colors of Benetton features a group of unique models for its spring 2013 campaign featuring Alek Wek, Charlotte Free, Lea T., Elettra Wiedemann, Hanaa Ben Abdesslem and Kiera Chaplin. With creative direction by Macs Iotti, the theme of the campaign was color as each model takes on individual looks styled by Sissy Vian in the vibrant images.
Diva – We bring you an exclusive first look at Elle Brazil’s new film starring December cover girl Lea T. The transsexual model has taken the fashion world by storm after appearing in advertisements for Givenchy and on media such as the “Oprah Show”. The December cover is photographed by Fabio Bartelt and features Lea in Givenchy’s resort 2012 collection. / Film by Manuel Nogueira and Luisa Bernardes
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In front of Stefano Moro’s lens, Lea T. dons monochromatic looks of sheer and lace materials in a recent feature for The New York Times styled by Paolo Turina. The images also appeared on a recent Oprah show were Lea sat down to talk about being fashion’s first transgendered model.
Following up a shared cover, LOVE Magazine reveals two separate cover pages starring Kate Moss and Lea T. lensed by Mert & Marcus.
Kate Moss & Lea T. photographed by Mert & Marcus for LOVE S/S 2011
Rounding out this Friday, Mert & Marcus make their third appearance on Fashion Gone Rogue today with a recent editorial published in September’s Vogue Paris. Taking to the studio , the photography duo captures androgyny in the form of Malgosia Bela, Daphne Groeneveld at Union Models, male model Andrej Pejic and transsexual model Lea T. Styled by Carine Roitfeld, inspiration ranges from seventies’ glam rock to modern romantics in Rive Gauche et Libre.
Photographed by Mert & Marcus once more, Givenchy is the first major fashion house to reveal their upcoming fall 2010 campaign. Creating a world where Riccardo Tisci’s menswear and womenswear can co-exist, the season features a special campaign moment with the debut of the designer’s former fit model, Lea T., who happens to be a transsexual. Appearing alongside Mariacarla Boscono, Malgosia Bela, Catherine McNeil, Simon Nessman, Jonathan Marquez and Paolo Rolden, Lea rounds out a wonderfully diverse cast that is sure to be remembered for quite the inspiring campaign. (WWD)