Posted by Stephan Moskovic | February 4th, 2011
In many ways Lea T’s rise to prominence in the modeling industry
has been marked by a distinct degree of mystery and privacy on the part of the ground breaking model. The basic facts are well known… fit model and muse to Riccardo Tisci
… a berth in several of the house’s runway shows as well as a slot in the FW10 campaign shot by Mert n Marcus
… the memorable images in Vogue Paris
) and most recently the double-slam of the Love covers
. But who is the real woman behind the hype, spectacle and press buzz? As Lea prepares to bring her story to the Oprah Winfrey
network MDX caught up with her for this exclusive video interview where she talks about coming to Ms Winfrey’s attention, her early days with Mr Tisci, the prejudices she has faced as a transsexual and her future dreams and goals.