Riccardo Tisci’s elegant muse, Love covergirl, and newly-minted catwalk model Lea T spend some quality time with Models.com and discusses her meteoric rise in fashion.

Here is why we love her: “The first thing that I want you to say is that I am a transsexual model. That’s the most important thing.”

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Lea T models.com interview from models.com on Vimeo.

(Models.com via Stylite)