Meet the Model With Muscular Dystrophy Who's Redefining Beauty
Looking at headshots of model Jillian Mercado, you wouldn't even notice that she uses a wheelchair. What you will see is her striking flair for beauty. At 28 years old, Jillian has had spastic muscular dystrophy since she was a young girl. That hasn't stopped her from reaching some insane career goals. She's been photographed for fashion magazines, invited to big runway shows, and worked behind the scenes as a style editor. Now, she has signed with IMG Models (the same agency that represents models like Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, and Kate Moss). Keep reading to find out why we've got a major girl-crush on Dominican beauty Ms. Mercado, and make sure to check out her blog Manufactured 1987.