Andrej Pejic life and biography

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Andrej Pejic biography

Date of birth : 1991-08-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Tuyla, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Nationality : Bosnian-Australian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2020-04-26
Credited as : Fashion model, signed to DNA New York, spring Jean Paul Gaultier couture show 2011

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Andrej Pejic (Andreja Pejić) is a well-known Bosnian androgynous fashion model.

Career - chronology:

2008: Begins to model in Australia
2010: Signs with Storm Models
APR 2010: Appears in Wonderland editorial, photographed by Aitken Jolly
JUN 2010: Debuts, closing the spring Jean Paul Gaultier show in Paris; also walks for John Galliano, Paul Smith, and Raf Simons
2010: Karim Sadli photographs Pejic for the fall issue of Japanese Vogue Hommes
SEP 2010: Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
NOV 2010: Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
- Willy Vanderperre photographs Pejic for the fall issue of Arena Homme +
- Appears in the winter issue of i-D, photographed by Thomas Lohr
- Becomes the face of Marc by Marc Jacobs
- Models alongside Karolina Kurkova for the spring Jean Paul Gaultier campaign, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
JAN 2011: Closes the spring Jean Paul Gaultier couture show in Paris

On 6 August 2012, Pejić appeared as a guest judge on Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model.

In 2013, Pejić appeared alongside Iselin Steiro, Saskia de Brauw, Tilda Swinton and David Bowie in the video for Bowie's 2013 single "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)".

Pejić became the first openly transgender model profiled by Vogue, in its May 2015 issue, and also became the first-ever trans woman to sign a cosmetics contract. In 2016, Pejić was awarded "Best International Female Model" by GQ Portugal and the following year she made history by becoming the first transgender woman to appear on the cover of GQ. Pejić made her major film debut in the 2018 crime thriller film The Girl in the Spider's Web.

* New York: DNA
* London: Storm
* São Paulo: TEN
* Hamburg: Mega Agency
* Milan :d'management
* Los Angeles: Photo
* Tokyo : Bravo
* Sydney: Chadwick
* Paris: New Madison

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