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Givenchy’s Latest Ad Campaign Features A Transgender Model

It’s hard to decide which of the 10 models in the new Givenchy ad campaign looks the coolest. Catherine McNeil’s hair has been dyed bright red, Malgosia Bela’s locks are pink and Mariacarla Boscono is about to engage in what we’re sure would be a hot makeup session with a fellow lady catwalker. Basically, there’s a lot going on. Perhaps the most interesting facet of the campaign, however, is Lea T., Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci’s longtime personal assistant and former fit model who’s also a transgender person. Tisci told WWD that Lea, formerly known as Leo, has “always been very feminine: super fragile, very aristocratic,” and she embodies the androgyny of Givenchy. Click through to see another ad from the campaign, then tell us what you think in the comments. [WWD] Keep reading »

Style Buzz: Jackie O’s Bday and Topshop Rumors

  • This week Jackie O would have celebrated her 80th birthday were the style icon and all around classy lady still with us. Wear a pillbox hat or big, round sunglasses in homage to her this weekend. [Huffington Post]
  • Rumor has is that Topshop is making its way to Brooklyn next year. The brand says “no comment” but we’re holding our collective breaths and trying not to pee ourselves in excitement. [NY Times' The Local]
  • Emma Watson thinks it’s “strange” that people obsess over her style. If that’s true, then count us amongst the odd. [The Cut]
  • Riccardo Tisci, Givenchy’s head designer, is creating a capsule collection, Redux. We still probably won’t be able to afford it, but looking and drooling are free! [Vogue]

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