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Watch Daniela Vega, the First Trans Oscars Presenter, Try on Dresses For the Big Night

As the first transgender presenter ever the Oscars' 90-year history, Daniela Vega, the Chilean star of Best Foreign Language Film nominee 'A Fantastic Woman', has a big night ahead of her on the red carpet and onstage. Watch her fittings with stylist William Graper in action here. Which dress will she choose?

Released on 3/5/2018

Transcript

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Academy Awards 2018, we are here getting ready
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to fit Daniela Vega with W Magazine,
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and I am so excited to be working with this woman.
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She's confident, she's strong, and she's the first
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trans woman to be presenting at the Oscars.
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It's been 90 years; it's about time.
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What do you think about this one?
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I love that color for you.
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Beautiful, right?
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Yeah. I mean Pravole is just killing it.
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Okay.
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Little cha cha cha?
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A little bit. Well we tried.
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You're wearing Maria Cornejo a lot this week, aren't you?
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Yes. As a Chilian designer, I love her.
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She's so elegant and classic,
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and I love classic with my pearls.
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This is like, This is one of my favorites.
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This color on you...
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Do you like the color?
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I love the color. Yeah.
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Classic black dress. Gorgeous.
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I live. Obsessed.
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This color is so nice on you.
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Love this. It's beautiful too.
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Juan Carlos Obando.
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Gorgeous!
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Beautiful.
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Maybe that's the way. Yeah.
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But this is gorg.
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Yeah it's definitely one of the most favorites.
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Thank you!
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Great.