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Modeling Industry

Across The Great Divide

Carol Bryant | Posted 04.07.2016 | Fifty
Carol Bryant

Ace, ice, elevate. Gulp down a handful of Advil and my bruised ankle should feel better in no time. If only it was that easy to heal my bruised ego. I...

I Was Raped By A Photographer. Here's Why You Should Care

Nikki DuBose | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women
Nikki DuBose

I was a successful model who experienced all of the dark issues you can imagine. I'm speaking out in the hopes that others will come forward, use their voices and get the help they need. These are "silent" issues that shouldn't remain so.

Meet The Mavericks Making Modeling More Diverse

The Cut | Posted 02.05.2017 | Style
The Cut

Nafisa Kaptownwala; Philomena Kwao; Peche Di (Photo: b0llyh00d/Instagram, Lily Cummings) By Véronique Hyland Crouched on an armchair in the So...

An Open Letter to the President of France

August McLaughlin | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
August McLaughlin

Many women with eating disorders, including models, partake in dangerous tactics to maintain a slimmer physique -- yet aren't underweight by BMI standards. In some ways, focusing on "the numbers" perpetuates the damaging notion that they matter most.

Fashion Designer Challenges Industry to Rethink Standard of Beauty

Ashley Crouch | Posted 11.18.2014 | Style
Ashley Crouch

Instead of traditional fashion models, Hammer selected 24 successful "role models" of all shapes and sizes to send down the runway, ranging from CEOs, Lawyers, Entrepreneurs and more. By doing this, she wanted to make a statement to the fashion industry.

What Cindy Crawford Regrets About Posing For Nude Pictures

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.20.2014 | Style

Let the record show that Cindy Crawford looks just as amazing fully clothed as she does naked. But when you've got enough confidence to strip down and...

More Than 60 Models Under Arrest In China | Brittany Adams | Posted 05.13.2014 | Style

China has emerged at the forefront of the fashion conversation with major brands such as Burberry, Dior Homme, and, most recently, Michael Kors hostin...

Why This Model Doesn't Want To Work With Terry Richardson

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.27.2014 | Style

In the fashion and celebrity world, it seems like everybody has been photographed by Terry Richardson. From Beyoncé to Miley Cyrus, to the Kardashian...

A Disturbing Look At The Modeling Industry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

Watch how they look at girls and what they do to them....

The Skinny of Fashion's Body-Image Issue

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 07.21.2013 | Style
Summer Rayne Oakes

Model Kate Dillon and Summer Rayne Oakes talk about body image and fashion.

My Life as a Model: Choosing Not to Objectify Myself

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 07.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Summer Rayne Oakes

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhat seems to be an impenetrable and immutable industry actually isn't. Granted that changing mindsets might be hard -- and you might have to strip down to your bra and panties for the occasion -- but character, confidence and fortitude always shine through.

WATCH: Cindy Crawford's Surprising Comment About Models

OWN | Posted 03.06.2013 | OWN

The world knows Cindy Crawford as a supermodel who has graced the cover of countless magazines, but in an upcoming episode of “Oprah’s Master Clas...

Numéro Magazine Apologizes For Blackface Fashion Editorial

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Black Voices

Numéro Magazine has found itself in the middle of a racially-charged firestorm after using a highly bronzed white model in one of its fashion editori...

REALLY? Magazine Uses White Model For 'African Queen' Editorial

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Black Voices

It was bad enough we had to report on T Magazine's glaring lack of diversity in its relaunch issue, which was followed with an apology from its Editor...

Body Image in the Fashion World

Nadia Aboulhosn | Posted 03.11.2013 | Style
Nadia Aboulhosn

Fashion doesn't mean you have to be skinny. Fashion, to me, is feeling comfortable and confident in clothes that display your personality. Acceptance is the true key to happiness.

Girl Model: A Film About The International Modeling Industry

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.10.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

They stand, hundreds of girls, in their underwear and bras, balanced on high heels, faces upturned as the camera passes over them. They give small smiles.

Marc Jacobs Doesn't Pay His New York Models

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.05.2012 | Style

The modeling industry, you might've heard, can be a pretty effed up place (something we've been convinced of ever since Coco Rocha recalled that she w...

Alexandra Richards: Modeling Has Made Me More Beautiful

My Fashion Life | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The 23-year-old daughter of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has been a professional model since she was 14, and is convinced her stunning look...