Fashion

Beyoncé recruits wheelchair-bound model Jillian Mercado to front her fashion range

BEYOND EXCITED: Jillian Mercado will front Beyoncé's fashion line

BEYOND EXCITED: Jillian Mercado will front Beyoncé’s fashion line

BEYONCÉ HAS recruited Jillian Mercado, a model and fashion blogger who has muscular dystrophy disorder, to promote her latest fashion range.

Jillian, who was signed to IMG Models last year, is one of the leading disabled models in the fashion industry and works tirelessly to fight the lack of representation in the fashion industry.

The 28-year-old, who runs popular blog Manufactured1987, revealed her excitement at being chosen to front Beyonce’s new range on Instagram.

CHANGING PERCEPTIONS: Jillian Mercado

CHANGING PERCEPTIONS: Jillian Mercado

“OK LADIES now let’s get in FORMATION! So BEYond excited to finally announce that I’m on the official Beyonce website!!!” she wrote.

“A special shout out to Queen Bee herself and the amazing team behind it,“ she added.

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