Transgender model Nathan Westling poses with Vogue bigwigs

Mail Online | 4/8/2019 | Chris Spargo For Dailymail.com;Dailymail.com Reporter
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Less than a month after model Nathan Westling, formerly Natalie Westling, came out as transgender, the flame-haired fashion darling appears to have nabbed a shoot with Vogue.

The 22-year-old, who has previously posed for several international editions of the fashion bible, still seems to be one of the fashion world's most in-demand models since his coming out only a few weeks ago.

Weekend - Photographer - Peter - Lindbergh - Vogue

This weekend, he was seen posing for photographer Peter Lindbergh, with two Vogue heavyweights on hand for the shoot — the magazine's men's editor Michael Philouze and creative-director-at-large Grace Coddington.

Coddington — herself a former model turned top fashion editorial force — was noticeably absent from the wedding of her good friend, designer Marc Jacobs, over the weekend.

DailyMail - Com - Photos - Group - Shoot

DailyMail.com uncovered photos of the group on the top-secret shoot in Lancaster, California, on Instagram, which seem to explain her absence.

In one shot, Westling smiles in a Vans T-shirt and backwards cap, posing between Lindbergh and Coddington.

Others - Online - Elite - Model - Management

In others that were shared online by Elite Model Management's Lena Bodet, Westling looks pensive as he stares off into the distance.

Though it might raise eyebrows that Coddington missed Marc Jacobs' wedding, her involvement in Westling's shoot comes as no surprise, as she has long been a fan of the model.

Transition - Westling - Coddington - Looks - Fashion

Prior to his transition, Westling and Coddington even had similar looks, with both of the fashion favorites known for their long, curly red hair.

Just last year, Coddington styled Westling for an eight-page spread that ran in British Vogue, which was by far the model’s lengthiest editorial to run in the magazine.

Westling - Pages - Vogue - Vogue - Italia

Westling has also appeared in the pages of Vogue, Vogue Italia, and Vogue Paris and landed the covers of both Vogue China and Vogue Korea in March 2017.

This season, Westling appears in the Spring campaigns for Louis Vuitton and Hugo, which were both shot before his...
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