A Model With Muscular Dystrophy Is The Face Of Beyoncé’s New Clothing Line

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Jillian Mercado, a model with muscular dystrophy, has been selected as the face of Beyonce’s new Formation clothing line

Mercado, who has been very vocal about the need for diversity in the fashion industry, was signed to IMG Models last August.

OK LADIES now let’s get in FORMATION!,” she wrote on Instagram.  “So BEYond excited to finally announce that I’m on the official @beyonce website!!! A special shout out to Queen Bee herself and the amazing team behind it.”

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The line includes lyrics from songs “7/11” and “Formation.”

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Congrats to Jillian!  She’s Beyond Classically Beautiful through and through.

Abi Ishola

Editor-in-Chief

Abi Ishola is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Beyond Classically Beautiful, the acclaimed photo series turned multimedia platform. On any given day, you can find her tucked away in a perfectly lit Brooklyn coffee shop working for several hours. Then she dashes off to pick up her daughter from daycare. Abi is also a TV Producer, a proud FIT Alum, Nigerian-American, and a soul searcher.

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