Lavin Gets Real

Many an aspiring young model living in New York City or L.A. has fantasized about a casting agent walking up to them on the street and informing them that they are perfect for the latest high fashion ad campaign. However for 62-year old former schoolteacher Tizporah Salamon that fantasy hadn’t been on her mind for […]

Seventeen Responds to Online Petition with Photoshop Pledge

In response to a petition started by one of its readers the August issue of Seventeen will contain an eight-point Body Peace Treaty authored by Seventeen’s editor-in-chief Ann Shoket that vows to never use Photoshop to “change a girl’s body or face shapes” and “always feature geal girls and models who are healthy”. The Treaty […]

Adriana Lima to Young Girls: “Don’t go starving yourself”

Supermodel and Victoria’s Secret Angel Adriana Lima would like to set the record straight. Last Tuesday marked the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show in New York City and amid all the buzz about it being the most exciting, most over-the-top Victoria’s Secret show yet (can you say musical performers Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, Kayne AND […]

Jourdan Dunn Tweets That Stylists ‘Need To Learn How To Do Black Hair/Skin’

On Monday afternoon 21-year old British Supermodel Jourdan Dunn, apparently fed up with some unnamed stylist at Paris fashion week tweeted “I swear some people need to learn how to do black hair/skin”. While the tweet itself was born more out of frustration then a need to raise industry awareness on the issue it has […]

Gisele’s Lingerie Ads Draw Fire From Brazil’s Female Lawmakers

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen has recently launched her own lingerie line named Hope and the first commercials to air for the label have caused quite a stir amongst the female lawmakers of her home country according to reports by The Guardian. The advertisements, which have been airing on Brazilian television in the country’s native language […]

Casting Shake-Up a Sign of Decline for America’s Next Top Model?

It was announced earlier in the week that America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) will be replacing Andre Leon Talley with Kelly Cutrone on the judges panel. A contributing editor for Vogue, Mr. Talley has been on the judges panel for the past four seasons after replacing model and actress Paulina Porizkova. When Mr. Talley was […]

Gemma Ward A Great Casting Choice For ‘Gatsby’

News broke earlier today that Australian stunner Gemma Ward is the newest member of the modeling world to make the jump to the silver screen. Ward is the most recent addition to the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel The Great Gatsby which has already confirmed Leonardo DiCaprio […]

Lara Stone Talks Body Image With Vogue UK

It seems with each passing year that the fashion industry takes more and more heat from concerned parents groups, standards organizations and the media as a whole for contributing to an ever growing number of young women with body image problems. Which is why it may sound so surprising that in a recent interview with […]