Double-Amputee Model Lexie Bader Will Walk the Runway at Fashion West


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Lexie Bader will walk the runway at Fashion West.

Ashlyn Rhea

When model Lexie Bader walks down the runway, not only is she tall, beautiful, graceful and commanding — she also looks like some sort of futuristic bionic woman. And she owns it.

“The running blades are badass,” she says of her prosthetic limbs. “I wish I could wear them all the time, but they aren’t made for that. When I do, people always come up to me and tell me they look so cool.”

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