Are models slowly returning to the covers of ladymags?

Are models slowly returning to the covers of ladymags? Joan Smalls was on the January cover of Elle; now Lara Stone graces the April cover of Bazaar. Back in September, People editor Larry Hackett said: "The era of the A-List movie star is over." So does the future of fashion mags look like the (model-driven) past? »3/11/14 11:50am3/11/14 11:50am

"I had expected it to be glamorous and fun, but it wasn’t like that at all.

"I had expected it to be glamorous and fun, but it wasn’t like that at all. One day I was put in a line-up with 12 models. We were all naked apart from flesh-coloured thongs, standing in front of a panel of casting directors. They basically went through us and said ‘yes’, ‘no’, ‘yes’, ‘no’, depending on whether we… »9/20/13 3:00pm9/20/13 3:00pm

Dior, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, YSL: Who's the Most Diverse?

We've written a lot over the years about the racial diversity of the American fashion industry — and particularly the diversity of the models cast to walk in New York fashion week — but less about the biggest brands headquartered in fashion's other three global centers: Paris, London, and Milan. With couture week… »7/03/13 5:40pm7/03/13 5:40pm

Prada Cast a Black Campaign Model for the First Time in 19 Years

Christy Turlington's inclusion in this fall's Prada campaign is the main focus of Women's Wear Daily's story on the new ads — but forgive us if we think the venerable trade is guilty in this instance of burying the lede. The real news here is that, for the first time since the fall of 1994, there's a black face of… »6/28/13 4:00pm6/28/13 4:00pm

Tyra Banks Wore Epic Sweats to Visit a Marijuana Dispensary

Now we know where she gets that smize. Tyra Banks and an unidentified man stopped by a marijuana dispensary in Venice Beach — where that kind of thing is legal — this Saturday. Banks emerged carrying a small paper bag of something. But more importantly, those sweats! Look at them! They have a jaunty bamboo print! I… »6/17/13 6:30pm6/17/13 6:30pm

These Three Male Models Prove Zoolander Was a Documentary

Today's Women's Wear Daily offers an exciting glimpse into the agency-indebted, Champagne-fueled, studio-in-East-Midtown glamourous life of male modeling in New York City. Male modeling is just like female modeling, only the paychecks are smaller, your dad doesn't respect it, and the brass ring is a non-paying job… »6/07/13 7:15pm6/07/13 7:15pm