Posts tagged "girl model"

The Model Alliance Petitions For Child Model’s Rights

Ever wonder why the models stomping down the runway at Fashion Week look nothing like you? Like, you're so much bigger that one of those girls could easily wear you as a skin suit? Well, many of the models you see in Fashion Week, in print catalogs, and on billboards are actually teenage girls. Sure,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 26, 2013

What We Missed: The Frisky Staffs Talks About Two Great Documentaries & Wonders How Tim Riggins Would Vote

On this week's episode of "What We Missed," I totally bite it! So clutzy. Also, Ami and Jessica were both super pumped about a new documentary they saw called "Girl Model," which takes a disturbing look at how model scouts go to small Eastern European villages and scout girls as young as 12…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 12, 2012

“Girl Model” Pulls Back The Curtain On Underage Modeling

Nadya was just 13 when she was discovered by a model scout in her native Siberia. She signed a contract, was sent to work the runways in Japan, and ultimately returned to her poor hometown in debt--she spoke no English and no one told her that her living costs would be deducted from her salary.
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2012