Victoria's Secret Hires Their First Openly-Transgender Lingerie Model

Valentina Sampaio posted a backstage photo from a VS PINK shoot.

August 6, 2019
Model Valentina Sampaio struts the catwalk during a fashion show.

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People have called for this for years, and it appears to have finally happened. 

Lingerie empire Victoria's Secret reportedly cast their first openly-transgender model for their PINK line. Valentina Sampaio posted a photo on Instagram alluding to the fact that she was backstage at a Victoria's Secret event. 

Backstage click @vspink ---- #bastidores #new #vspink #campaign #representatividade #diversity #beauty #selfie #model #life #fashion #usa #vstorm #valentinasampaio #bomdia

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The company has yet to comment. I think this is a perfect fit... she's even got the same initials!

kissed by the sun☀️-- #sunshine #sunset #summer #greeneyes #dourada #souprincesa #beachlife #brazilian #model #vstorm

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#CoverStory for @woman_es ---- by @juanaldabaldetrecu What a great day! My first safari!----#Gracias ! #covergirl #safari #photography #fashion #model #life #wild #style #july #morning #valentinasampaio

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Full Moon ritual-- Encanto da Lua Cheia-- @lacesandhair ---- #hair #strong #healthy #fullmoon #ritual #blonde #freeasmyhair #model #life #madeinbrazil

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A @givenchybeauty me convidou a responder “O que ninguém pode me proibir de fazer” em celebração ao lançamento do perfume feminino L’Interdit, criado originalmente para a Audrey Hepburn! Olha la no meu stories a minha resposta-- #sensaçãodoproibido #linterdit

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--Last night at #miumiuparty @miumiu -- -- @yanacioli #letsparty #miumiu #fashion #cute #dress #beauty #souprincesa #model #vstorm #madeinbrasil #lastnight #valentinasampaio

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