Valentina Sampaio: Victoria’s Secret hires its first transgender top model!

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Valentina Sampaio, 22, enters history! She will be the first transgender model to appear on a Victoria’s Secret advertising campaign. His shooting took place last week in Long Island, New York.
Large, transgender or vitiligo mannequins: the fashion world, long considered exclusive, is more inclusive! Victoria’s Secret joins this new momentum. The brand has committed its first transgender model. The lucky winner is Valentina Sampaio.

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Valentina has more than 200,000 followers on Instagram, netizens who have recently followed her journey on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. The holidays ended, the pretty brunette of 22 years returned to the United States and returned to work. Last week, she invited her followers behind the scenes of a photo shoot for Pink, the lingerie brand for teenage girls and young women from Victoria’s Secret.

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“Never stop dreaming!” writes Valentina as a comment of a video selfie made during the photoshoot.

© Valentina Sampaio – Instagram

“The first transgender model to pose with Victoria’s Secret! It makes me too happy!” Commented Valentina’s friend and Victoria’s Secret muse, Lais Ribeiro. The Brazilian bomb confirms the change of mentality within the lingerie brand, supposedly opposed to collaborating with large models and transgender.

The young woman signed in the agency Women Management has many press releases to its credit, including a cover of Vogue Paris magazine.

She also participated in a beauty parade for L’Oréal Paris on the Champs-Élysées, in October 2017.

© Valentina Sampaio – Instagram

We can’t wait to see her in the next Victoria Secret shows! Most models don’t wear tattoos, but if you’re into that, check out our article about 30 tattoos that have become an ornament on the neck of their owners! Some of their are real pieces of art and some people didn’t think twice before painting their body for life!

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