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My Transgender Journey From The Philippines To New York Runways

Geena Rocero | Posted 06.09.2014 | TED Weekends
Geena Rocero

I'd spent 12 years building a career as a model in NYC. Prior to that, I'd immigrated to the US from the Philippines. In between, I'd gone to Thailand for 2 major surgical procedures that transformed my body physically into what emotionally I'd known since I was 5 years old -- that I am a woman.

Finding The Courage To Go After Your Dream (And Live Your Truth)

Michelle Ward | Posted 06.07.2014 | TED Weekends
Michelle Ward

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThat's the funny thing about finding your courage, going after your dreams, and living your truth. It not only allows you to live your life from a fulfilling, authentic, on-purpose place but it lets others know that they can do the same for themselves.

WATCH: This Fashion Model Just Shared A Big Secret. Her Story Will Make You Stand Up And Applaud.

TEDTalks | Posted 06.04.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

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She's a model and a beauty pageant queen now. But she reveals that her life started out in a very different place. Don't miss Geena Rocero's powerful story about identity, gender and finding the courage to be your true self.

82-Year-Old Supermodel Still Stuns And Admits 'I'm Still Figuring Out How To Do The Job'

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.06.2014 | Style

While we’re all just hoping we live a life of longevity, one supermodel is giving everyone a run for their money. Carmen Dell’Orefice, 82, is feat...

Isaac Mizrahi: I Had A Body Disorder

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.14.2013 | Style

We love Isaac Mizrahi because he always keeps it real. So when the candid fashion designer stopped by HuffPost Live today, we knew he'd shower us with...

The Issues with Underage and Underweight Models

Zoe Malliaros | Posted 07.09.2012 | Teen
Zoe Malliaros

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.

Lanvin Model Marte Loved Shooting With Snakes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 01.10.2013 | Style

In our latest model profile, we're talking to Marte Mei Van Haaster. The 19-year-old beauty, who was born in Amsterdam, recently walked for Marc Jacob...

Naomi's No 'Supermodel'

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Black Voices

She’s been called a cell-phone-throwing, short-tempered diva. But above all else, Naomi Campbell is known as one of the world’s most iconic superm...

The Overworked, Underfed, Underage Faces Of Modeling

AP | By LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Models are more than just pretty faces. They're often overworked, underfed and underage independent contractors with little say when thing...

Models Protest What Really Goes On At Fashion Shows

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | Women

(In paragraphs 7 and 8, corrects attribution of quotes to "former model and fashion writer Jenna Sauers" instead of "Susan Scafidi, director of the ...

Arise Fashion Week Lagos, Nigeria (PHOTOS)

Mike Schreiber | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home
Mike Schreiber

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Model Cindy Joseph Proves Age Is No Barrier To Beauty

The Huffington Post | Lauren Rosenblum | Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty

With laugh lines and a full head of long silver hair, Cindy Joseph is defying all age barriers. She started modeling at the age of 49 when a casting a...

Models In Movies: Which Strutters Are Silver Screen Stunners?

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 02.29.2012 | Style

We were stoked to learn last week that Russian model Sasha Pivovarova will be making her acting debut alongside Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried ...

SEEING DOUBLE: This Ad Looks A Lot Like That Ad & More

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.19.2011 | Style

We've heard that history repeats itself, but how about fashion ad campaigns? Between the styling, method of photography, storyline, poses, and post...

PHOTOS: Models Over 35 & Still Working It

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.12.2011 | Style

The modeling industry has a seemingly never-ending supply of under-20 supermodels in the making, declaring each and everyone one of them "the breakout...

Top Model Tats: Creative Ink From Our Favorite Runway Strutters (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 05.14.2012 | Style

A model's job is to sell clothing, thus the body should serve as a blank canvas, right? Wrong. Dozens of top models have tattoos in various locations ...

PHOTOS: 13 Cover Girls Going On 30

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 08.15.2011 | Style

With most models breaking into the industry at or before the age of 15, work tapers off by the time a gal reaches her mid-20s. And that's not to menti...

Vogue Magazine: Asian Women Are Beautiful (Finally)

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Disgrasian

American Vogue has never featured an Asian model on its cover in its 40-plus years of featuring models.

All Walks on the Catwalk

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Aimee Liu

Susan Ringwood's initiative to revolutionize designers' attitudes about "model" bodies wasn't easy. "Did anyone try to tell Picasso to change his models?" a designer demanded.

Models Are Not Like Us, They Are Weird (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

You think you have it hard? Try being a fashion model! They're beautiful (all the time!), naturally thin, and get paid lots of money to be quiet and j...

WATCH: Models Shoot Down The No-Eating Myth

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Who says models don't eat? The Huffington Post went backstage at New York Fashion Week and got candid with fashion models minutes before they hit t...

Model And Alleged DRUG QUEEN On The Lam

CNN.com | Karl Penhaul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

She pouts her collagen-filled lips and totters on golden stilettos as she parades down the catwalk. Camera flashes pop in the shaky video recording of...

Nude Models Strike Same Pose For LOVE's Fashion Icon Issue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

For the third issue of LOVE magazine, editor-in-chief Katie Grand picked the eight women "generally acknowledged as the most beautiful in the world" a...

Why Have We Stopped Raging Against the Sick, Sick Fashion Industry?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Johann Hari

Women have replaced the prison of the kitchen with the prison of an unachievable body shape. The more powerful a woman is, the more likely she is to be bulimic.

'Whites-Only' Designers Reap What They 'Sew' with Mrs. O?

Donna Michelle Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Donna Michelle Anderson

Here are the designers in 2009 who did not feature a single woman of color or any black models during Fashion Week in New York.