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WATCH: Carmen Carrera Comes Out To Play (And Slay) For New York Fashion Week

To coincide with the kickoff of New York Fashion Week, W Magazine has released a video companion for the incredible collaboration between former RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Carmen Carrera and fashion photographer Steven Meisel.

In an essay paired with the print spread, Carrera talked about the difficulties people have with dating transgender women and why the show triggered her transition. In the video above, she’s trading in her words for true Showgirl glamour and serving some serious fish all over Times Square. Watch in awe as this legendary Queen goes from high-class princess to “the fashion world’s favorite burlesque personality” in two minutes flat.

One word: Iconic.

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           Sep 7, 2013
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  • 6 Comments
    • Bozen
      Bozen

      Wow, she’s really evolved

      Sep 7, 2013 at 1:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bozen
      Bozen

      Also – Obama makes a cameo at 1:58

      Sep 7, 2013 at 2:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • QJ201
      QJ201

      There are lots of guys that will date a passable stealth trans women.

      Not many of them are interested in dating a very out trans women who makes her career running around half naked.

      So tired of trans women who think being a women is getting straight men to want to screw you. They have destroyed the drag scene too. All this “Fish” bullshit; good drag has died.

      Sep 7, 2013 at 2:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daveliam
      Daveliam

      I saw Carmen last night at the Drag Race Battle of the Seasons at the Gramercy Theater. She is really stunning in person. Her voice has changed now that she’s on hormones and she sounds very feminine and soft now. Her performances were still lazy and low energy though. She was my least favorite performer of the night, but she’s definitely gorgeous.

      Sep 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • iluvcakes
      iluvcakes

      @Daveliam:

      That’s what kinda makes her so great.. other girls are going out of their way to make a performance and she literally just stands there and gathers peoples money lol

      Sep 8, 2013 at 4:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • lailaichong
      lailaichong

      she is beautiful but i don’t like her performances

      Sep 8, 2013 at 8:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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