Posts tagged "seventeen magazine"

Tavi Is Meh About “Seventeen”‘s No Photoshop Pledge

“I think it’s great that these girls are taking action. I don’t know, however, that Photoshop makes a huge difference with the kind of models they use, or that there aren’t other parts of the magazine that contribute to the same issue. I’m sure most people don’t think as obsessively about stuff like the wording…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2012

Taking Seventeen Magazine’s Advice To Heart

In an effort to become a Seventeen magazine-approved teenager, Jamie Keiles decided to end her senior year of high school by embarking on an experience known as The Seventeen Magazine Project. For 30 days, she’d follow the advice of the glossy and then report back to her followers about just how well it went over.

By: Bianca Posterli / June 18, 2010

Seventeen Magazine Doesn’t Do Much To Encourage Compassion For Transgender Teens

In the upcoming issue of Seventeen there’s a story about a young woman who discovered that her boyfriend was actually a female. While I think it’s cool that a traditional teen magazine like Seventeen is covering the existence of transgender teenagers, which wouldn’t have happened when I was reading the mag back in the day.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 29, 2009

Seventeen Mag Goes Retro For September Issue

Of all the high-fashion, high-concept, high-flying September magazine covers out there, this is our fave. Behold the first-ever cover of Seventeen magazine, from September 1944, which will also be the subscription cover of their upcoming September issue for 2009 in honor of their 65th anniversary. We love that the cover model hasn’t changed: a young,…

By: Zandile Blay / August 12, 2009

MTV’s Model Makers: Because Eating Disorders Make For Great TV!

Really MTV? Now, I know I can hardly knock ya too much — after all, The Hills is my vice — but when I read about an upcoming show called Model Makers, I knew maybe my favorite craptastic network had gone too far. Billed as a “Transformation Make-Over” reality show, Model Makers advertised for contestant…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 26, 2008

Fergie, Seventeen Mag & Candies Talk to Teens

From Juno to Jamie Lynn Spears, teenage pregnancy is making a comeback — LL Cool J style (don’t call it a comeback, it’s been here for years!). Thankfully, Seventeen magazine and the Candies clothing line are stepping up like a big sister to talk to teen girls about the trend. In the February issue, they…

By: Simcha / January 30, 2008