Isn't your mother the one who is supposed to constantly champion you? To encourage you and promise you that you are beautiful, inside and out, no matter what?
Modeling has made humans what we are and our success as a species depends on learning to use them wisely.
The truth is not necessarily what some authority says it is, but rather what can be proven. But, if so, where did that leave the truths taught in my Sunday School?
For me these women are more than plus size models; they're a representation of today's hard working, accomplished, proud Latina. They're proud of the curves they were born with and they want nothing more than to see more women like them in this industry.
The fashion industry must commit to protecting young models, especially because our generation will be setting the precedents and standards for future workers in the industry.
How much of ourselves truly exists beneath our outfits, make-up, haircuts and other projections of who we want to be seen as?
Yes, Americans, Israel has just followed in the footsteps of India and Italy by banning underweight models. No more being in ads or strutting the catw...
Since being established, Jeffrey Fashion Cares has raised more than $11 dollars for its beneficiaries, with 90 percent of every dollar donated to the fight discrimination, support LGBT youth, provide life-saving services and education.
I once heard that humans seek out natural environments because nature is not in resistance to itself. Having finally accepted the truth that my father is gone, I am surrendering my resistance as well.
I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...
Recently on CW's Remodeled the model agency, Courtier, was featured. Viewers were left with many questions about this promising new business. I went s...
The Calvin Klein billboard which has broken taboos, elevated the brand, and sparked the careers of Hintnaus, Wahlberg and Bergen before him -- is about to change it all for him too.
I was one of the first dark-skinned models to walk the Paris catwalk in 1972. Karl Lagerfeld brought me to Paris and gave me two weeks to make it. I was an experiment, something new.
But the model's so skinny, I keep thinking, unoriginally (don't worry, I know how unoriginal it is), but it's almost the ordinariness of the observation that makes it meaningful.
So there is nudity in editorial stories, but it isn't the majority of editorial shoots that a "straight-size" model will do, especially in America. But in America, if they make an exception for plus, it seems they make an exception for nudity as well.