With his fresh-faced, nigh on cherubic good looks, boyish energy, and a platinum buzz cut that crowns his head like a halo, Buchanan channels the teen dream magnetism of a K-Pop maknae (the baby in the band), the swagger of Nick Knight’s Skinheads, and the innocence of a still-teenage Kate Moss. As a trans boy, Buchanan is comfortable with his androgyny and is in demand as both menswear and womenswear model. Alongside breakout transgender non-binary model Oslo Grace, Buchanan is part of a new wave of models who have chosen to untether their career from the limitations of the traditional binary runway categories. “Clothes are just fabric on a body,” Buchanan says, dismissing the idea that fabric is somehow innately gendered.
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