Before the rise of diversity, the world struggled celebrating true individualism — but albino model Connie Chiu helped dispel beauty myths with her one-of-a-kind photos, taken in the early 1990s. Born in 1969, Chiu was launched into the fashion industry at age 24. According to NOAH, Albinism is “an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin pigment formed in the skin, hair and/or eyes.” Chiu, who grew up in Hong Kong, was told by her parents at a young age she was “different,” with “light-sensitive” skin and eyesight, but that didn’t stop her family from allowing her to feel included.
Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British Monarch to hit 65 years on the throne. The image will go down in history as one of the Queen’s most memorable milestones. While paying tribute to her longevity, intricate jewels and fine fabrics, the reissued photo also speaks to the Queen’s regal sense of style. Click through the gallery to view more queenly style moments with Queen Elizabeth II, including rare images from her early reign and beyond.