France is putting an end to unhealthy models and unrealistic body images with a new law. The country now requires models to receive a doctor’s approval on their health before they can work. In addition, the law requires magazines to note when an ad or photo has been touched up.
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Supermodel star Kendall Jenner has become somewhat of a Givenchy muse for creative director Riccardo Tisci where she was the star at his first ever NYC fashion show Friday night.
She looked impeccable in muted makeup and a belted white lace top with black pants:
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Madeline Stuart, the 18-year-old model with Down’s syndrome, has just announced she will be walking at this year’s New York Fashion Week in the fall. Woo hoo!
Stuart’s dream is to be a model on ad campaigns and to walk down fashion runways to help “change society’s view of people with Down syndrome.” More »
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!
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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… More »
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… More »
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… More »
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… More »
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 lesson… More »
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… More »
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… More »
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. … More »
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… More »
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… More »
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. … More »
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… More »
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… More »