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i-N Conversation: Saskia de Brauw 

Girls who want boys who like boys to be girls who do boys like they’re girls who do girls like they’re boys.

How does it feel to be the first face of Saint Laurent Men? I love the images and this is something I do not say very easily but I am quite proud of it. I was thinking of the iconic YSL images made by Helmut Newton. It’s interesting to think of how Hedi Slimane plays with this idea.

Were you surprised to be chosen for a menswear campaign? Hedi Slimane told me I was boyish in his eyes. For him femininity and masculinity are the same thing, the difference is not so interesting, he said. To be honest, for me it wasn’t even clear we would be shooting a men’s campaign. As the day evolved it became evident that he wanted to use me for his men’s campaign.

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