When Cara Delevingne gives her seal of approval to something, you just know it's going to be big. So the fact that the model has officially crossed over to the dark side (of hair color that is) should tell you one thing: brunettes are officially having a moment.
Sure, sparkly ballerinas and Disney princess are always a viable (read: safe) option when it comes to dressing for Halloween. But let's not forget, All Hallows' Eve is a night reserved for hair-raising, bone-chilling good fun.
We are much more ready to have average men posing for underwear ads than we are to have average men figure skate, style our hair, or even do ballet. But I don't want the average man to pose for underwear the same way I would not want him to do ballet.
He's an international hit-maker; she's an international supermodel, so it seems only fitting that Pharrell Williams and Cara Delevingne have gotten together - musically, that is.
Extreme thinness can weave itself into the runway ideal, through the inclusion of some unhealthy, rail-thin, often very young models. In response, many in the fashion industry are concerned about the vulnerability of models and are trying to make a difference.
"You have to want success more than you want to breathe." That's what she told me when I called her last week in tears. My Mom, so full of inspiration.
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.
It's no secret that models have excellent skin. Whenever we see them, their complexions seem to be healthy and radiant - a far cry from how WE would look if we were under the constant pressure they are say, during fashion month.
Never in a million years did I imagine that the fear of being radically honest about my violent journey with body image and being courageous enough to take my shirt off outside the photo studio would birth an event that transformed the way we -- and I -- truthfully feel about body image.
It takes a special breed of model to walk dozens of shows per year, but the ones who can pull off the impressive feat hold a special place in the business for seasons to come. So, who was this year's top catwalker?
Given her top model status, massive popularity both on and off the runway, her clear desire to work with the brand and her close relationship with Russell James, it seems plausible, if not likely, that she may soon be strutting her stuff in her very own set of angel wings.
Over the past few years the number of working models appears to have quadrupled. Models like Karlie Kloss and Cara Delevingne are landing more high-profile campaigns than ever, and all at the ripe age of 22, while others continue to strut down the runway well into their 40s.
Ever wondered what it's really like to be a part of New York Fashion Week? Or better yet, to be a model at New York Fashion Week?
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World ...
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World ...
We were lucky enough to sit down with Maggie while she prepared to make her return to the runway and open one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season -- Michael Kors.