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Canada’s Krow on Becoming the First Trans Male Modeling Star

PARIS — When Krow Kian stepped out into the glass tunnel set of the Louis Vuitton spring ready-to-wear show last October, it marked not just the model’s debut on the international stage, but also his rebirth as a transgender male model after six years of working as a female.
Last week, the 23-year-old Canadian — who goes by Krow — was back on the Vuitton catwalk, making history by becoming the first male model to close the luxury house’s women’s show, and by extension the entire women’s fall-winter season.
That this ascent should take place in fewer than six months reflects just how much the industry has evolved in terms of gender typecasting. But while a number of trans female models have carved out successful careers in recent years, Krow is the first transgender male modeling star.
“Getting back into modeling and being a male model, I definitely have a lot more visibility and especially being a trans model, I think, has brought a lot of attention. So, yeah, my career is definitely doing a lot better than it did the first time as a female,” Krow told WWD in a telephone interview.
Though he had initially hoped to make his comeback on a

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