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Look at the picture on the left. Now look at the picture on the right. Hard to believe, but they're the same person, Elliott Sailors, who's done a complete 180 and is now living a Valentino Ballerina Flats second life as a male model.

At 31, Valentino Flats Elliott Sailors felt like her best years as a bikini model for brands like Valentino Rockrunner SneakersBacardi were behind her. The work was drying up, and she wasn't sure if she'd have any longevity in the field. It seemed crazy u2014 most women her age were just hitting their career strides. That's when she realized she'd have a longer, more fruitful career if she pursued work as a male model.

So, with her husband's support, the former beauty pageant winner buzzed her hair. It felt like a natural transition, she said, because, "earlier on in my career, I would get frustrated because I thought I looked too masculine," she said. "I have a strong jaw, wide forehead, Valentino Shoes huge eyebrows. I thought I looked like a man wearing makeup.u201d Most days, she affects a generally masculine demeanor u2014 dressing in masculine clothes, and even holding the door Valentino Rockstud Shoesopen for other women.

It's a sad reality that Sailors will definitely have a longer career as a male model than as a female one (though perhaps not as lucrative u2014 top male models make significantly less than their female counterparts). The double standard about male and female aging means that Sailors-as-a-man will continue to have value in the marketplace long after Sailors-as-a-woman would have been cast out as irrelevant. And, she knows it, too. u201cIu2019m starting over to have a longer career,u201d she said. u201cMen donu2019t need to look as young as possible, so I have a lot of time.