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First Look: Barneys Spring Campaign Features 17 Breathtaking Trans Models

The campaign features video interviews with all the trans models involved. BuzzFeed has an exclusive look at the stunning first couple.

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"I stand in awe of their courage to face the world,” said photographer Bruce Weber of the campaign.

Shot by iconic photographer Bruce Weber in New York City, many were photographed and filmed surrounded by family, friends, and loved ones. By depicting these human connections, Weber was able to represent both the struggles and triumphs a trans person may face in relation to their gender identity. Barneys New York is proud to support the transgender community by telling a few of their incredible stories.

Arin conducted research for a full year before coming out to his mom, who eventually came to fully support him. He had attempted suicide just three days prior to his coming out.

It's not surprising the two felt an instant connection – not many people could fully understand what they were going through.

The Window will be featuring profiles of the other trans individuals featured. Watch the first full video here:

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