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Cameron Russell

10 Models Reveal Their Dream Selfie Partners

Modelinia | Posted 12.09.2014 | Style

Models, sometimes they're just like us! With seemingly everyone and their mother on Instagram these days, it appears that no one is immune to the art of the selfie.

The Beautiful and the Brave: Cameron Russell's Astonishing TED Talk

Ira Israel | Posted 01.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

Kudos to the extraordinarily brave Cameron Russell whose TEDTalk is the paramount of authenticity and a remarkable deconstruction of one of the myths ...

Girls' Statements Will Change The Way You Look In The Mirror

Posted 07.14.2013 | Parents

An unexpected voice in the chorus of body image advocates is model Cameron Russell, whose 2012 TED Talk about beauty and the business of modeling went...

This Fashion Model Is Changing The Conversation About Female Beauty

Posted 07.11.2013 | Women

You might think that a fashion model would be the last person to champion women who feel marginalized by the mainstream media. But in the case of Came...

"I'm A Pretty White Woman"

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 05.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Vanessa Van Edwards

Russell's point that beauty isn't everything is well taken, but maybe that's not the only idea that's limiting us. The act of segregating people into labels based on looks could be a far more dangerous issue.

Underneath The Surface of 'Looks Aren't Everything'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 05.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgLike Russell, I am one of those who benefited from the genetic lottery; first as a professional dancer and then as a Wilhelmina model. For both, I relied on the fortune of good genes. Like Russell, I felt ambivalent about "cashing out" on being "a pretty white girl," but it's what I did.

Beauty And Biblical Plagues

Donna Highfill | Posted 05.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Donna Highfill

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgFad beauty can be everything from Rubenesque voluptuousness to elongated necks. It can include tattooed eyelids or lotus feet. What is overlooked is that fad beauty is often created by masochists who establish control over others by making them believe that they are never enough.

Cameron Russell Feels Guilty About Winning 'Genetic Lottery'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.03.2013 | Style

Cameron Russell caused quite the stir last year when she gave a pretty brutal Ted Talk, denouncing fashion industry standards and saying modeling was ...

Model: Don't Become A Model

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.19.2013 | Style

"It's out of your control and it's awesome and it's not a career path."

Let's Put an Underwear Model in the White House: The Beautiful Are More Than Disposable Bodies

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Sheila Moeschen

I should have been stuck on his political positions, but instead I was stuck on his abs, which had no place on the campaign trail. At the time, I did not know why I felt so antagonistic toward a job Brown accepted when he was a twenty-something student struggling to make ends meet like everyone else.