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Plus Size Supermodel Tess Holliday Sorry for Saying 'Black Men Love Me'

Tess Holliday, who recently covered People magazine, is a plus-size model on the rise. That attention has led to interviews, one of which got her into some trouble: she told The Guardian last week, “I do admit that black men love me. I always forget that, and then I come to a black neighbourhood and I remember.”… » 6/11/15 9:50am 6/11/15 9:50am

Kate Moss Discusses Calvin Klein Ads, Is Cool as Hell

As one of the most recognizable fashion models of all time, you’d think Kate Moss would act in the extreme—feisty like Naomi Campbell, or going the opposite direction and being a meditative, calming force like Christy Turlington. In this new ShowStudio interview with Nick Knight, though, she proves to be neither. » 5/27/15 6:10pm 5/27/15 6:10pm

An Interview With the Mother of a 5-Year-Old Fashion Model

Have you ever seen an ad for children’s clothes and wondered, “How did they find these kids?” Adults have Tyra Banks to discover them (...sort of), but who’s going around telling the children in this country that they’re still in the running towards becoming America’s next top child model? Earlier this month I talked… » 5/08/15 12:10pm 5/08/15 12:10pm

France Moves to Ban Ultra-Thin Models and Pro-Anorexia Websites 

The French Parliament passed a measure Friday banning the use of excessively thin models on the runway. Part of a larger Health Bill, the measure won a majority vote in the National Assembly lower house of Parliament and will move on to the Senate next week. Other countries, including Spain and Israel, have passed… » 4/03/15 4:30pm 4/03/15 4:30pm

Aspiring Model Gets Refillable Breast Implants that Balloon to Size 32K

Move over Beshine and Claudia Marie. There's a new breast implant IT girl and it's 26-year-old Martina Big, who's spent over $50,000 in a bid to make herself a model. Not only has she had rhinoplasty and facial injections, but she's also got refillable breast implants that have possibly killed someone. » 2/05/15 10:40pm 2/05/15 10:40pm

Vogue Posts Diverse Body Slideshow in Wake of 'Plus-Sized' Controversy

Either someone worked fast or this is a case of perfect timing: As consumers and cultural critics become more vocal about the exclusion of diverse body shapes from the world of fashion, Vogue has dropped a slideshow called "The Best Lingerie Comes in All Sizes" that, yes, actually includes a fairly diverse range of… » 11/12/14 5:00pm 11/12/14 5:00pm

Internet Mad That Plus-Sized Model Isn't Really Plus-Sized

Late last week, Elle profiled Myla Dalbesio, a model who—along with Jourdan Dunn, Amanda Wellsh, Ji Hye Park and Lara Stone—appears in Calvin Klein's new "Perfectly Fit" campaign. Dalbesio, at size 10, is considered plus-sized in the modeling world, a fact that Elle mentioned both on Twitter and in the article. This… » 11/11/14 6:00pm 11/11/14 6:00pm