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Brooklyn Decker: I Wasn't A Good Model

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.08.2014 | Style

Brooklyn Decker's happy to have made the transition from Sports Illustrated cover girl to "Friends With Better Lives" actress. "Acting is much mor...

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...

V is for Velocity

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Speed is questionable, but velocity is pure gold because with velocity, right direction is generally implied. If you are going fast in the wrong dir...

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

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

NFTE Philadelphia's Advocate, Cynthia Gouw: Actress, Journalist, Model and Community Activist

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.16.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Cynthia Gouw's career is built on reinvention -- she went from model, to actress, to journalist, from an aspiring lawyer, to fearless advocate for Asian American culture, to compassionate community activist.

A Plea to Cosmo Magazine, Please Call Robyn Lawley a "Model"

Tony Posnanski | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style
Tony Posnanski

Robyn Lawley, who is a size 10, calls herself a "plus size" model. So you did not insult her in any way. You basically said she was a "plus size" model because everyone else does as well.

How I Learned to Love My Fat, Naked Body

Tess Munster | Posted 02.02.2014 | Style
Tess Munster

Our bodies tell a story, and everyone's journey is different, everybody is different, unique, and exquisite. The only problem is that not everyone one respects that or comprehends that we don't have to all look like a cookie cutter or perfect picture of "health."

How to Make Better Business Decisions

Dorie Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

So how can you and your company take use "serious play" to improve your strategy, performance, and decision making? Here are three techniques to consider.

WATCH: Female Turned Male Model: My Mormon Mom Disapproves

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In 2011, Elliott Sailors was a female model signed to the Ford agency. But by October of 2012, she decided to cut off her hair, wrap her breasts and t...

Former Model: 'My Modeling Career Lasted For Three Years And As A Result, I've Had Anorexia For Eight'

Posted 10.03.2013 | Style

The modeling industry isn't short on horror stories of models going to dangerous lengths to meet impossible physical standards. But even we were stunn...

A Model Life

Babette Hughes | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Babette Hughes

When I read these days about the so-called glamorous lives of famous models, I wonder if they had mothers like mine, who took me out of 12th grade to launch me on a modeling career and, like a stage mother, was a constant presence behind the scenes.

The Dark Side of Modeling: What I Learned as a Plus Size Model

Tess Munster | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Tess Munster

Modeling, and especially living your life in the public eye, is by far the hardest thing I've ever done. We are breeding a generation of young girls and guys who think their worth is based on their looks and how many "likes" they get. You can say "It's always been this way," but I can tell you, it hasn't.

AARP Model Search: You Could Be The New Face Of 50-Plus

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.08.2013 | Fifty

Let's face it. We live in a culture that values youth. Just consider the U.S. market for anti-aging products that's estimated at $80 billion. But p...

A Model Education

Write for the Future | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
Write for the Future

by Emily Carter #187. I am #187 in a long line of skin clad black jeans, faces gleaming with sweat and eyes drowned in hopelessness. We are puppets...

Bria Murphy Reveals Horrifying Model Diet Tactic

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Black Voices

Celebrity offspring are the cutest and some of them even grow up to be the hottest! Case in point, Bria Murphy. The 23-year-old model is t...

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.

"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.

WATCH: What You Didn't Know About The Modeling Industry

Cameron Russell | Posted 05.10.2013 | TED Weekends
Cameron Russell

2013-05-09-russellpullWomen are often worried about how they look and that's not superficial. We know that our appearance has nothing to do with how smart, creative, or hardworking we are, but it plays powerfully into what society decides we are worth.

I'm With Stupid: America's Next Top Model, or Maybe Not

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

The day of the photo shoot, I rose early, showered, shaved, brushed my teeth twice and spent the better part of an hour in front of the mirror making sure my hair was perfect.

Male Modeling: The Back Story

Ada Polla | Posted 06.12.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

As a complement to my interview of Cecilia, in her early 20s, just starting out, here is my interview of Jean-Philippe, in his late 40s, who has been a model for 15+ years.

[PHOTOS] How to Eat Like an Underwear Model

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 06.08.2013 | Style
Michael Kleinmann

"You know, I don't have the perfect body but I'm comfortable with it and that's a message I want to put out there, too, for all of these troubled teens and people that are struggling with coming out and body image issues."

What It's Like to Be a Model

Ada Polla | Posted 06.03.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

I have always wondered about what it is like to be a model, is it as glamorous as I imagine? Do models really live on lettuce and vodka? Cecilia Singley's answers to my questions were quite enlightening...

Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game

Cameron Russell | Posted 06.02.2013 | Style
Cameron Russell

We took five of the most badass media-making women we could find, and turned them into glamazons. We made a mockery of what media executives want.