“Valentina, the femme fatale, was born like a boy” – Emmanuelle Alt.
Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender person to receive cover of “Vogue” Paris. The 21-year-old model posed in front of the photographic duo Mert and Marcus for the March issue of the fashion magazine.The pictures she wears creations by brands like Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
Sampaio, which is recognized by the full lips, is originally from Brazil and has achieved many successes in the fashion industry. She is an ambassador for cosmetics brand L’Oréal Paris, and was a star in the November edition of the magazine “Elle” Brazil.
“This month we are proud to celebrate the beauty and transgender models like Valentina Sampaio, who posed for her first Vogue cover, that change the fashion and destroy the prejudices” – wrote the magazine.