For a Barneys Catalog and Ads, Bruce Weber Photographed Transgender Models (via New York Times)
Arin Andrews and Katie Hill do not look out of place in the new Barneys New York campaign. Both have nonexistent hips, are right in the ballpark of six feet tall and aren’t yet old enough for a legal drink. But there’s one marked difference between them and the models you ordinarily see on runways and in the pages of Vogue and Elle: Mr. Andrews, 17, was born a girl, and Ms. Hill, 19, a boy.
They are just two of nearly 20 transgender models photographed by Bruce Weber who will appear in the new Barneys catalog and magazine campaign, wearing clothes from designers like Ann Demeulemeester, Balenciaga, Lanvin and Manolo Blahnik. READ THE FULL STORY HERE!