Welcome back to Hi Femme!, dapperQ’s sibling visibility project celebrating the incredible contributions that stylish femmes make to queer fashion. This edition, we’re featuring Peche Di, a model, activist, fashion videographer and entrepreneur. Pêche came to the US in 2010 to study English and film at NYU. As a fashion model, some of Pêche’s career highlights include being photographed by Bruce Weber and Mariano Vivanco for Barneys’ Campaign and the cover of Candy Magazine respectively. Her latest venture is Trans Models New York, the city’s first transgender modeling agency. In a short time, Trans Models has been featured in The Atlantic, Forbes, Time Out NY, The Daily Mail, Huffington Post, New York Times, Forbes, Refinery 29, NBC, and across many other elite publications and outlets worldwide. Under her guidance, Pêche seeks to turn a burgeoning agency into an industry leader and to carve out a more inclusive space for transgender people worldwide. She recently co-founded Teadate application, a transgender relationship dating app www.teadateapp.com.
In 2017, Pêche graced the cover of New York Times and listed in Forbes magazine 30 under 30 Art & Style, Immigrant, and Celebrity sections.