Time.com profiled Casey Legler — a 6’2″ former Olympic swimmer, “art maker” in Manhattan and also a male model at Ford. “As far as I know, there are no other women exclusively modeling as male models,” Legler states.
Casey Legler is a woman working as a male model. She looks wonderfully comfortable shrugging into tailored suits and chomping on cigars. But assigning words to the experience isn’t as easy. In an interview in her New York City studio, Legler steers around phrases like “gender identity” and “gender expression” in favor of having a conversation about freedom. “I understand signifiers. We’re social creatures and we have a physical language of communicating with each other,” she says. “But it would be a really beautiful thing if we could all just wear what we wanted, without it meaning something.” – read more at Time
Alex has written for Vanity Fair, Barrons, Bloomberg and Condé Nast Traveler.