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Models Eating Disorders

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...

Victoria's Secret Model: Even I Don't Look Like That In Real Life

Posted 09.09.2013 | Style

Victoria's Secret models swear by yoga, green juice and lifestyles so beautifully healthy they can be documented on Instagram daily. But living up to ...

Model Scouts Target Girls Outside Eating Disorder Clinic, Staff Say

Posted 04.23.2013 | Style

Modeling agencies in Sweden have come under fire this week following claims that scouts solicited young girls outside specialized eating disorder clin...

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.

Vogue: We Won't Work With Anorexic Models

Posted 06.03.2012 | Style

Unveiled today in British Vogue's June issue is a brand-new Health Initiative, launched across 19 editions of Vogue. The initiative aims to address th...

Survey Reveals 30% Of Models Sexually Harassed, 50% Exposed To Cocaine

Posted 03.17.2012 | Style

Since most models enter the business as leggy teenagers, the industry has often been cast as a place where girls get plunged into a wayward youth and ...

Catherine Pearson

Fashion And Eating Disorders: How Much Responsibility Does Industry Have?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living

When the Council of Fashion Designers of America re-released its health guidelines earlier this year, it called for increasing awareness about eating ...

What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us That Models Can't (1 Year Later)

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Adia Colar

I barely noticed the clothes because I was so distracted by the models underneath the garments. Line after line, show after show, model after model looked the same: jutting chest bones, sharp clavicles, bony knees, and so on.

What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us That Models Can't

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Adia Colar

When I was looking at a lot of the models from Fashion Week, I thought the same thing: She looks like girls I met in treatment. She needs to be hospitalized right now. In an inpatient facility. For months.

Survey Reveals 30% Of Models Sexually Harassed, 50% Exposed To Cocaine

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Since most models enter the business as leggy teenagers, the industry has often been cast as a place where girls get plunged into a wayward youth and ...