Topic: andrej pejic

Male Model Shane Lapper Retires, Relaunches Career As Female Model Chloe Lapper

Male Model Shane Lapper Retires, Relaunches Career As Female Model Chloe Lapper

Scouted in London at the age of 22, handsome redhead Shane Lapper launched a successful career as a male model*. And even though Lapper was employed as an aspirational standard of male beauty, he always felt something wasn’t right: “I think I was about seven when I realized I should have been born a girl. I have five sisters, and I’d watch them all dress up and put on make up and I’d be so jealous.”

As Lapper’s career took off, his suspicions that he was in “the wrong body” only intensified: “It just felt wrong.”

And so, Shane the male model became Chloe… More »

Guess Which (Female!) Model Landed The Saint Laurent Paris Men’s Campaign?

Guess Which (Female!) Model Landed The Saint Laurent Paris Men's Campaign?

Last week, we met Casey Legler, a striking female artist working as a male model (she’s even on the men’s board at Ford). We were so very excited to encounter a female trailblazer of this sort, after a few seasons dominated by Andrej Pejic. Apparently, though, we spoke too soon, because right out of the gate this week comes the brand new Spring 2013 Saint Laurent Paris menswear campaign, starring one of our favorite models, Saskia de Brauw… who happens to be a very beautiful woman. More »