Posts tagged "modeling"

Check Out 16-Year-Old Brooklyn Beckham’s First Modeling Job

Welp. This makes me feel one million years old. The eldest son of David and Victoria Beckham has seamlessly followed in the fashion conscious footsteps of his superstar parents and has made his modeling debut for Polish label Reserve. I remember when this little tyke was born, and now look at him! Tweens and tee…

By: Katrin Higher / March 22, 2015

Ray Rice: “There Is No Excuse For Domestic Violence”

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has issued an apology for abusing his wife Janay. [TIME] Two more alleged victims have spoken out against Bill Cosby. [Death and Taxes] Jamie Brewer is inspirational for her achievements, not for her Downs syndrome. [Daily Dot] Ijeoma Oluo argues that because hipster racism is often well-intentioned, we…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 13, 2015

This Lady Is Repeatedly Fracturing Her Legs In Hopes Of Being Tall Enough To Model

I watch a lot of horror movies, and consider myself pretty much immune to being really scared or like, viscerally horrified. The one exception to this rule is the scene in "Misery" where Kathy Bates hobbles James Caan after he tries to escape. It is the actual worst thing. In fact, I don't think I've…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 13, 2015

Meet The Amazing Melanie Gaydos, A Model With Ectodermal Dysplasia

Model Melanie Gaydos was born with ectodermal dysplasia, a genetic disorder that caused her to experience over 30 surgeries in her young life. The disease, which impacts pores, hair, teeth and nails was enough to deal with at a young age, but Gaydos also found herself in a tough family environment growing up. She began modeling…

By: Claire Hannum / September 12, 2014

ModCloth Vows Transparency On Photoshopping Its Models

This week, the retro fashion shopping site ModCloth made a public commitment to transparency in the media by signing a pledge let customers know if they Photoshop their models. The Heroes Pledge for Advertisers, which is a campaign of the Brave Girls Alliance, asks companies to commit to informing users if they tangibly alter a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 14, 2014

Cindy Crawford Was Judged By Her Calculus Professor Because Of Her Looks

OK, so it's a little difficult to feel tons of sympathy for the genetically blessed amongst us. But everyone has their struggles in life and when you're a person who is only known for their looks, sometimes people treat you like you don't have any brains. Case in point: Cindy Crawford learned an awful lesso…

By: Claire Hannum / April 2, 2014

Naomi Campbell Is Getting Naked In Your Living Room

Naomi Campbell will release three books, including a coffee table book of nude photographs taken of her over the course of her career. [Telegraph UK] Inspired by Beyoncé, here are 24 of the best celebrity ugly cries! [ELLE] How does data suggest the guy from "How I Met Your Mother" actually met the mother? [Five

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 31, 2014

Terry Richardson Calls Models’ Complaints About Sexual Abuse A “Witch Hunt”

Fashion photographer Terry Richardson has released a statement (posted to at least Page Six and Huffington Post, so far) defending himself against the mounting complaints from young models who have accused the "porno-chic" photog of sexual abuse. Earlier this week, a former model revealed on Reddit that she was allegedly sexually assaulted by Richardson at…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 14, 2014

Fashion Blog Launches #NoMoreTerry Campaign To Stop Hiring Terry Richardson

Fashion blog OMG That Dress has launched a campaign called #NoMoreTerry to boycott brands (cough Marc Jacobs cough) and publications (cough Vogue cough) that hire photographer Terry Richardson, who has repeatedly been accused of sexually abusing young women. #NoMoreTerry comes just days after former model Charlotte Waters, 24, outed herself to Vocativ as the Reddit poster who…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 13, 2014

Former Model Charlotte Waters Outs Herself As Terry Richardson’s Alleged Victim

Charlotte Waters, a 24-year-old nurse's assistant in L.A., has identified herself as the former model who took to Reddit to accuse Terry Richardson of sexual coercion and inappropriate behavior back in 2009 in his studio. You can read parts of her Reddit post here and the full interview on Vocativ, in which reveals that she ha…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 12, 2014

Model Opens Up On Reddit About That Time Terry Richardson (Allegedly) Came On Her Face

Horror stories from barely-legal models about working with photographer Terry Richardson are becoming more common. Now, a woman has posted yet another story about the renowned photographer hooking up with one of his young photography subjects, this time pressuring the then-19-year-old into aggressive sex and then allegedly ejaculating on her face.

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 10, 2014

Damn, Girl: Torrid Unveils New Plus-Size Swimsuit Collection Starring Model Georgina Burke

Ladies, this is not your mother's plus-size swimsuit catalog. First of all, the suits are sexy, flattering, and in no way resemble a waterproof muumuu. Second of all, Torrid has unveiled the first "official face" of the brand, plus-size model Georgina Burke, and she is absolutely stunning. She's also an outspoken advocate for more body…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 13, 2014

American Apparel’s Latest Lingerie Model Is A Gorgeous, Grey-Haired 62-Year-Old

American Apparel's latest lingerie model is gorgeous, standing at six-feet tall with long hair and beautiful full lips. She is also 62. Jacky O'Shaughnessey is modeling once again for American Apparel, only this time she stripped down for their lingerie line. The tagline on Jacky's beautiful image reads, "Sexy has no expiration date." Damn you,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 30, 2014

Elementary School Teacher Kaitlin Pearson Suspended After Semi-Nude Modeling Photos Anonymously Sent To Boss

Grossness: some douchebag anonymously mailed semi-nude modeling photos of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, elementary school special needs assistant Kaitlin Pearson to her employer and local newspaper. And now the 23-year-old's side-career of modeling may cost her her job. …

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 24, 2014

Gisele Bundchen Doesn’t Own A Hairbrush

Gisele Bundchen doesn't own a hairbrush. Like really. "In my job you have to remember people are brushing my hair every day," she said. Oh, we remember. [Daily Mail UK] Kanye West supposedly slugged that 18-year-old jerkoff who called Kim Kardashian a "n****r lover" and other slurs 30 times. Shit. [TMZ] Here's the inevitable Bruce Springstee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 15, 2014

The Kate Moss Documentary Is On Its Way (To France)

There aren't many people out there who can say they kicked off their 40th year on earth with a Playboy cover. I'm not going to say that there's only one person who can make that claim, because I don't know if that's true, but I do imagine it's a pretty exclusive group… and naturally, Kate…

By: Rachel Krause / January 4, 2014

“Squinching” May Be The New Duck Face, But I Think It’s Just “Smizing” Under A Different Name

Someone get Tyra Banks on the phone! There's a hot "new" trend in posing ridiculously for photos called "squinching," but I'm pretty sure Tyra's go-to "Top Model" tip -- SMIZE! -- has just been stolen and rebranded under a different name. According to the Daily Mail, which shouts out Tyra's smize in its intro, photographer Peter Hurley…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2013

Candice Swanepoel Models $10 Million Bra In Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Candice Swanepoel modeled a $10 million Fantasy Bra at last night's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Dare I say it was kind of fugs? Also, who wears lingerie with long, white gloves? [Vanity Fair] Alec Baldwin's accused stalker Genevieve Sabourin was held in contempt of court yesterday for shouting and causing a scene during the testimony.

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 14, 2013

Cross-Eyed Fashion Model Moffy Makes Waves With Magazine Cover

Fashion as an industry is rarely lauded for its acts of inclusion, be it based on race, weight, or perceived physical flaws. But one thing it seems they'll make an exception for is strabismus, better known as crossed eyes, at least in the case of "accidental model" Moffy.

By: Rachel Krause / November 13, 2013

Tyson Beckford Poses Nude With Transgender Model Ines Rau For OOB Magazine

Do you ever sit around and wonder, Hmm, what's Tyson Beckford up to?  Me neither. But after I was reminded that henot Michael Fassbender, not Clive Owen — is the most attractive man in the world after seeing these photos from OOB magazine in France, I may ask myself this more often. Here…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2013
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