Valentina Sampaio

Valentina Sampaio Wants To See A Deeper Commitment To Diversity In The Beauty Industry

To put it plainly, 24 year-old Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio is blazing trails in the beauty and fashion industries and bringing new accomplishments to fruition at a whirlwind pace, from walking the Bottega Veneta Spring 2022 runway to posing in an NFT dress on a digital V Magazine cover to commemorate lives lost to anti-trans violence in America this year. Taking to the runway for the first time during São Paolo Fashion Week in November 2016, she now has major brands clamoring to work with her and she’s been featured on the covers of Vogue and Sports Illustrated.
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Valentina Sampaio shares her Brazilian beauty secrets

Valentina Sampaio is a trailblazer. The 24-year-old broke new ground as the first ever transgender Victoria’s Secret model back in 2019, and then again for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue the following year. Now, the Brazilian model, who started calling herself Valentina at the age of 12, has just been revealed as the new face of Armani Beauty, joining Cate Blanchett.

Valentina Sampaio on Accepting and Respecting Yourself

Valentina Sampaio possesses undeniably mesmerizing beauty. The 22-year-old Brazilian model's striking cheekbones, fluffy brows, and sandy-colored hair instantly command your attention, whether you're watching her glide down the runway or gazing at her on a magazine cover. Sampaio has risen to global notoriety over the last five years, beginning her...

Valentina Sampaio Named New Face of Armani Beauty

Click here to read the full article. MILAN — Valentina Sampaio is the newest face of Armani Beauty. The 26-year-old Brazilian transgender model and activist will feature in the brand’s 2022 beauty campaigns, lensed by Swedish photographer Mikael Jansson.More from WWDBeyoncé at Fashion Week: See the PhotosL'Oréal RTW Spring 2019Inside L'Oréal Runway Show in Paris “Armani Beauty is my vision of what beauty should be today: meaningful and cross-cutting. Just like my clothes, my beauty products aim to empower all women, regardless of their culture, country of origin or background,” Giorgio Armani said in a statement, additionally praising Sampaio’s “will, commitment and determination.” “Valentina...

Valentina Sampaio Is Breaking Beauty Barriers

Valentina Sampaio is accustomed to being the first. In 2020, the Brazilian-born model and activist was the first transgender woman to work with Victoria's Secret and star in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. This year she's joining Cate Blanchett and Ryan Reynolds as a face of Armani beauty. It's appropriate...

Armani Beauty Names Trans Model Valentina Sampaio as Its New Face

Armani beauty has announced transgender Brazilian model and activist Valentina Sampaio as its newest face. Sampaio joins Armani beauty alongside actresses Cate Blanchett, Zhong Chuxi, Adria Arjona, Alice Pagani and Greta Ferro; actors Ryan Reynolds, Jackson Yee and Nicholas Hoult; as well as models Barbara Palvin and Madisin Rian. About...

Valentina Sampaio Says She Hopes To Portray The ‘Beauty Of Being Trans’ Amidst ‘Cruel’ Laws

HollywoodLife spoke with Valentina Sampaio who shared her thoughts on the record-breaking number of discriminatory laws aimed at the trans community. Transgender supermodel Valentina Sampaio, 24, is speaking out against the anti-trans laws that have swept the nation. The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model spoke with HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY and explained why she believes the trans community is facing “cruel” anti-trans laws as 2021 breaks the record for having the highest number of anti-transgender bills in history.
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Supermodel Valentina Sampaio Teams Up With LUKSO, The Lions and Creatives On Fashion NFT for LGBTQI+ Charities

After a two year hiatus from its full-fledged glory, The Met Gala finally returned as one of the most glamorous events on the annual fashion circuit on Monday, Sept. 13, filled with stars and celebrities alike decked out in designer threads curated specifically to a chosen theme. This year’s iteration marked the debut ofThe Lions Management’s Brazilian transgender supermodel Valentina Sampaio on the red carpet as a member of the newly-minted VS Collective, wearing a red-hued gown by Iris Van Herpen to fashion’s biggest night. But Monday evening represented more than just a gala for Sampaio, as her significant role in collaboration with blockchain company LUKSO, her agency The Lions, and a team of international creatives launched in the form of an NFT that very same night, currently going strong at a bid of $300,000 and with all proceeds set to go directly to LGBTQ+ charities upon its close.

Valentina Sampaio Creates Charitable NFT Benefiting LGBTQ Community

Click here to read the full article. Valentina Sampaio is raising awareness for the LGBTQ community with an NFT and short film. The transgender model has teamed with the Lions Management and blockchain company Lukso to create the digital assets to benefit an array of LGBTQ organizations, such as the Ali Forney Center, GLAAD and Pride Live.More from WWDGetting Ready for the Met With SNL's Chloe FinemanAllyson Felix Gets Ready for Her First Met GalaAll the Red Looks at the 2021 Met Gala: Photos Sampaio features in a short film, named “Lambada Dyed Red White and Blue,” where she names the 34...

Supermodel Valentina Sampaio Stuns MET Gala, Then Makes NFT History

One year after Valentina Sampaio made headlines as Sports Illustrated’s first out transgender swimsuit model, the Brazilian-born beauty is back in the news this week with a new project that combines fashion, non-fungible tokens, digital art and the return of “the forbidden dance.”. On Monday, Sampaio made a stunning entrance...

Valentina Sampaio Gets Ready for the 2021 Met Gala with CR

Valentina Sampaio has made history with many firsts. She was the first transgender model to grace the cover of Vogue Paris, as well as Vogue Brasil and Vogue Germany. She then went on to pose for magazines such as Sports Illustrated and Vanity Fair. In August of 2019, Victoria's Secret...

Transgender Supermodel Valentina Sampaio, The Lions, And LUKSO Make NFT History With Transgender-Themed Film And Auction Of CGI Dress To Benefit LGBTQ Non-Profits

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lions Management today announced a partnership with blockchain company, LUKSO, on a short film and charity NFT drop of digital fashion created with transgender supermodel and activist, Valentina Sampaio. The NFT auction is open through September 17 at The current bid is $300,000. Profits from the sale will benefit LGBTQ non-profits The Ali Forney Center, GLAAD, and Pride Live.

Valentina Sampaio hopes to 'celebrate all women'

Valentina Sampaio is looking forward to "celebrating, uplifting and advocating" for all women with the help of Victoria's Secret. The 24-year-old star has been named as one of The VS Collective - a group of accomplished women who share a passion to help instigate positive change - and she feels proud to be associated with the lingerie brand.