Posts tagged "the model alliance"

Models Under 18 In New York Will Soon Be Protected By Child Labor Laws

We know that some models pursue dangerous measures in the hopes they will join the cadre of elites. We know that being a top model means million-dollar contracts and the key that unzips Leonardo DiCaprio's pants. And we also know that many modeling agencies are all too happy to exploit preteen and teen girls, putting their…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 14, 2013

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

Carré Otis Gives Her Support To The Model Alliance

For as long as the modeling industry has boomed, there has been tales of abuse exacted upon fashion models. In some ways, it comes with the territory: it's a business that banks upon barely nubile girls, frequently but not always sourced from poverty-stricken backgrounds in foreign countries, valued solely for their competency as human clothe…

By: Rachel Krause / February 29, 2012