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Well Played: Rachel’s Doppleganger Erin O’Connor Feels Floral

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Sometimes models off duty default to totally scruffy and unkempt. It makes sense: If you spend your days ensconced in fancy clothes and high heels, you’re probably gonna want to go casual in your private time. Not so for model and Rachel-a-like Erin O’Connor, who was caught leaving London’s Vogue Festival (we’re picturing funnel cake in Givenchy heels) in a (we think it’s) Marni skirt and turtleneck. She looks ready to stroll through a 1940s Italian city scene or something. In any case, we’re coveting that skirt. [Pacific Coast News]

Even The Fashion Industry Complains About The Beauty Standards Of The Fashion Industry

You and I aren’t the only ones wondering why “high fashion” fetishizes the gamine, undernourished look of 14-year-old girls fresh OTB from Belarus: recently, two insiders from the heart of the industry itself have vocalized their distaste for the fashion world’s embrace of the skeletal-thin female form. British designer Giles Deacon, who is the creative director of Emanuel Ungaro, and model Erin O’Connor (left, in 2009) are both chiming in with “high fashion” critics like plus-sized model Crystal Renn to say, Enough is enough already. Keep reading »

Quotable: Supermodel Told To Get A Boob Job

In the early days of my modeling career, I think the industry was uncomfortable with how strikingly different I was. For example, I was told to have a nose job and get my breasts done. But I suddenly got very stubborn and thought ‘Well, no. This is me,’ and suddenly I was being hailed as ‘a new form of beauty’. So I was able to advance my personality just by being the person I was to the outside world – six foot tall and authoritative.”

– Legendary model Erin O’Connor on how keeping it real worked out for her, even though she ended up being taller than her dad, which she admits was “uncomfortable.” [Telegraph] Keep reading »

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