France May Pass a Law Banning Too-Skinny Models

France is reportedly likely to pass a bill that would ban very thin models from being featured in advertising campaigns and fashion shows. » 3/17/15 1:30pm 3/17/15 1:30pm

Hot Mugshot Guy Not Withering Away in Jail, Planning Modeling Career

World's hottest felon Jeremy Meeks is planning to be a model when he's released from the clink. According to Us Weekly, Meeks is working with a fancy agency White Cross Management to "capitalize on his Internet notoriety." » 3/06/15 10:10am 3/06/15 10:10am

We May Be Getting a TV Show About Ford Models Founder Eileen Ford

Eileen Ford, the legendary head of Ford Models and a woman who drastically altered the modeling industry, could be getting her own television series. » 3/02/15 3:45pm 3/02/15 3:45pm

Models Are Reportedly Leaving Victoria's Secret Over Shitty Pay

Karlie Kloss and Doutzen Kroes are out as Victoria's Secret Angels, and sources say it's because there are too many Angels out there and not enough money to feed them. » 2/25/15 2:50pm 2/25/15 2:50pm

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

This 9-Year-Old Is the World's Most Controversial Supermodel

Kristina Pimenova is 9. She's been a model since she was three and has been called "the most beautiful girl in the world." But controversy is raging around her as adults argue whether she is too young to be a supermodel. What do you think? » 11/27/14 5:50pm 11/27/14 5:50pm

Victoria's Secret Model Thinks She'd Make a Great Singer/Actress

Mischievous forest imp/ famous wearer of clothes Cara Delevingne has announced that, at only 22, she will soon be stepping away from modeling to focus instead on her singing and acting, a career move that has never backfired on anybody. » 11/17/14 11:00pm 11/17/14 11:00pm

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

Eileen Ford, Founder of Ford Models, Dies at 92

Eileen Ford, former model and co-founder of the famous modeling agency Ford Models with her husband Jerry, died Wednesday at the age of 92. » 7/10/14 4:40pm 7/10/14 4:40pm

Woman Living With Crohn's and Colostomy Bag Pursues Modeling Career

Bethany Townsend never expected that a bikini photo she posted on Facebook would go viral, or that the support she received from thousands of people would reignite her dream to become a model. Townsend lives with Crohn's disease, which requires her to use colostomy bags, so when she posted the photo she did it because… » 7/02/14 10:00am 7/02/14 10:00am

Supermodel Hopes Her Daughter Won't Be a Supermodel

Dutch Supermodel Doutzen Kroes — who is a Victoria's Secret Angel, has a contract with L'Oréal and has been in the top five on the Forbes list of top-earning models — is pregnant, and it's going to be a girl. A girl she doesn't necessarily want following in her mother's footsteps. » 4/28/14 10:45am 4/28/14 10:45am

'Anti' Modeling Agency Dares to Rep Beautiful People With Funny Hair

A new modeling agency has opened up in London with an important social message: you don't have to be extremely beautiful and thin to be a model — you can also be extremely beautiful and thin, with a kooky hairstyle. » 3/14/14 4:15pm 3/14/14 4:15pm

"I find it weird when [model] agents say, 'You're the only black girl booked for the show. Isn't it great?' Why is it great?" — Jourdan Dunn, in an interview with The Telegraph. More at the link. » 3/09/14 1:00pm 3/09/14 1:00pm

New York Fashion Week: Diversity Talks But White Faces Walk

The conversation in the fashion world about diversity has been amped up over the past few seasons, but unfortunately, designers haven't really broadened their minds about what faces to cast — there hasn't been a drastic difference on the runways. » 2/14/14 6:12pm 2/14/14 6:12pm

Teenage Models Working in China Endure Horrible Conditions, Says Model

Meredith Hattam has penned an essay about what it's like to be a fashion model working in China, and it's tough to say what's the worst part about it, because everything is intensely bleak. » 1/13/14 5:35pm 1/13/14 5:35pm