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Transgender Model Lea T Makes a Splash on the Catwalk

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She became a household name after a compelling appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show and now, transgender model Lea T has landed a swimwear campaign for hip Brazilian brand Blue Man. The 28-year-old made a splash on the runway during the Fashion Rio Summer 2012 event in Brazil Wednesday, working the catwalk in a colorful bikini. Later, she posed in a snakeskin printed, cutaway suit paired with denim hot pants, according to U.K.’s
Telegraph
. On Tuesday, T was spotted on a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, shooting Blue Man’s 2012 swim campaign with a host of sexy male models, as famed photographer Terry Richardson snapped away. This isn’t T’s first foray into the world of high fashion, however; she starred in a sultry ad campaign for Givenchy and has walked in runway shows for Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch. –Kim Peiffer

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