Model Industry

Jun 15

Genderless Beauty | Rise: Andrej Pejic

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The times when we used to define people by gender – a he or a she – are over. Enter the new era. The era of genderless beauty. Fashion – just like art – is a reflection of society and of the times; as such, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the latest modelling sensation is one that possesses a kind of beauty of such magnitude, that it surpasses gender definitions.

Jun 6

Beauty in the Unusual

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Over the course of human history, the concept of beauty has transformed, adapting to the times. The human body has always been a source of curiosity and inspiration. Just step inside practically any museum and get a good look at the first nudes in paintings. The women reclining languidly are usually surrounded by food and sumptuous fabrics and would be considered positively overweight by today’s extreme standards. Yet these paintings are beautiful. Who decides what is beautiful? History has thrown some very strange features into the spotlight, making women go wild to attain these ridiculous ideals.

May 20

“Real” People vs Models – Which Do You Prefer?

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Talk about getting to know your audience… New Look is the latest fashion chain to have taken these words literally, casting “real” people – as in their own customers (yup, the people who actually queue up at the till point in their shops) – to model their latest Spring/Summer 2011 campaign.

May 9

Wild Fashion From Sydney | Australia Fashion Week 2011

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If there’s a place in the world where we’d love to teletransport ourselves right now is to Sydney, as it is Australian Fashion Week time! Teletransportation may not be an option (yet) but thank goodness we have the good ol’ internet so we can all be there too. Yay!

May 6

Kate Moss Teams Up With Mert & Marcus for Vogue Paris May 2011

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Oui, oui… I was très très excited to see the latest collaboration of supermodel Kate Moss and Mert & Marcus who teamed up for May’s issue of Vogue Paris. The result of their genius join effort went way beyond any expectations.

Apr 29

Royal Fever | Top 10 Royalty Inspired Fashion Moments

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Greetings fellow commoners! Today is a right royal day, yay! So what better way to celebrate the royal wedding than to look back at fashion’s best royalty inspired moments, as we all wave our Kate and Wills Union Jack flags.

Apr 15

Model Radar | Riley Keough

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Elvis may have left the building but ladies and gents, we still have something of his; meet – if you haven’t already – his fabulous granddaughter: model Riley Keough…

Apr 14

Vintage Supermodels | 5 Iconic Videos

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Here are 5 iconic vintage supermodel clips that give us more than a sneak peak into the making of a fashion icon. As the videos clearly show, it’s not only the supermodel’s looks, fashion and style …

Apr 8

CK one Ads | Defining Generations

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Fancy feeling a little bit old? Take 17 years off your current age and that is exactly how old you were when the last generation defining CK one ad was launched, targeting the youngsters. I know! Ouch right?

Mar 28

Plus-Size Fashion: The (dis)Connection Between Fashion and Reality

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Here’s something interesting for you. I was reading an article about the number of plus-size women living in America. Hear this, nearly 65% of American women are above a size Medium, or even overweight, according to the National Center for Health Statistics…

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