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

Top Modeling Agency Looking Beyond Young, White Size Zeroes

"We want to be an ageless, raceless, weightless agency." So says Ivan Bart, Senior Vice President and Managing Director at IMG, the world's top modeling agency, which handles big names like Alek Wek, Gisele, Chanel Iman and Karlie Kloss. » 11/18/13 6:20pm 11/18/13 6:20pm

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Designers to Use Underage Models

Yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that categorizes fashion models under the age of 18 as "child performers." This could have an impact on how designers hire models when fashion week rolls around again in February. » 10/22/13 5:30pm 10/22/13 5:30pm

Former Xena Actress Thinks Modeling is Worse Than Acting

Model and actress turned writer Jennifer Sky is best known for her work as Amarice on Xena: Warrior Princess or as Cleopatra on Cleopatra: 2025 but as she's written today, it was her time spent modeling that made more of negative a impact on her life than years of casting couches ever did. » 9/10/13 1:00pm 9/10/13 1:00pm

Marine-Turned-Underwear Heartthrob Propositioned on The Tonight Show

Alex Minsky — the Marine-turned-underwear model we sorta have a crush on — was pretty charming on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, though clearly very nervous and fidgety (his mom was in the audience and he kept looking to her!). Leno asked him how he got sober and Minksy said, "I don't know. It wasn't my… » 6/27/13 10:30am 6/27/13 10:30am

Naomi Campbell Explains How The Face Will Be Different From ANTM,…

When a TV show does really well, the copycats pop up. Just as Pop Idol/American Idol begat The Voice, so has Amerca's Next Top Model inspired The Face, which debuts next week. Tyra Banks turned ANTM into a global phenomenon: There are Top Model programs in 170 countries. So what does The Face have that ANTM doesn't?… » 2/07/13 1:40pm 2/07/13 1:40pm

Meet Casey Legler, the Woman Who Works as a Male Model

When 6'2" artist Casey Legler speaks about her modeling career—her male modeling career—her focus is on self-expression and freedom rather than gender identity, and it's refreshing to see an exploration of androgyny that doesn't pry greedily into a model's personal life. Legler a gorgeous woman who also happens to make… » 11/21/12 10:25am 11/21/12 10:25am