Like its obsession with skinniness, fashion's love affair with youth is not new, but there is a recent drive towards younger models aged 16 and below. Barely pubescent girls are having what insiders call a "moment". Some luxury fashion houses, which often set the mood for the industry, have made several high- profile appointments of super young 'uns to front their campaigns.
If you want to become a model at 14, that is quite a good age to start. You have enough time to see if this is really the right thing for you and if you can imagin to continue modelling after school. Most of the best Models all over the world started in the age of
This is how Coco Rocha characterizes the landmark announcement, made today, that New York's labor laws will now protect underage models. No hyberbole here—this is a very big deal. Coco has been a longtime champion of models' rights, and her work with model-turned-activist Sara Ziff's Model Alliance has helped make this legislation a reality.
If you're photogenic and enjoy posing for photos, you may have thought about becoming a model. Starting as a teenager is actually very common in the industry -- Tyra Banks began modelling at just 15! It's not an easy field to break into, though, and it's not all glamorous photo shoots and fashion shows. You'll need to be focused, persistent, and hardworking to make it as a model.
All photos by Meredith Wright. Starbucks is our happy place. Iced lattes cool us down from the oppressive Shanghai heat, and the cheerful, air-conditioned interior serves as welcome relief from an afternoon of monotonous castings.
A documentary by David Redmon and Ashley Sabin. In English, Russian, and Japanese with English subtitles. Rated G.
There are so many ways in which people can become famous at a young age these days. As such, there are more and more women that are still in their teens that become well-known each year. Whether they are actresses appearing in the latest movie or show or are musical artists whose talents give us great tunes to enjoy, society appreciates their work and in some cases, looks.
Jessie, a something male in New York, had clicked on what he thought was an innocuous selfie on Instagram, the kind of photo we've come to expect from a generation which thinks the best way to prove your worth is to purse your lips while staring into a water-stained bathroom mirror. Jessie was creeped out, but what he noticed next disturbed him most: The picture had received thousands upon thousands of likes. Accounts with blank profile photos, or of older men.