Plus-size model Candice Huffine just landed the cover of Vogue, and while her photo is gorgeous and ethereal, the moment is a missed opportunity for fuller-figured women. On Monday, Huffine posted a photo of her upcoming Vogue Mexico cover. In the image, the brunette beauty is completely naked, clutching a strategically placed bouquet of flowers.
In an industry where unhealthily thin bodies have been the longtime ideal, curvy models have struggled to get their voices heard. Whenever curvy model and body positive activist Barbie Ferreira speaks out against industry issues, her message resonates with other plus-size models and the women they represent, across the board. me when I see only size 8 girls in the plus size world getting signed and going to plus size castings when everyone knows damn well the smallest sample is a size 14.
Moscow Fashion Week is rolling along quite well, literally. On Thursday, models using wheelchairs hit the runway for the NP Open World collection show at the Gostiny Dvor shopping center. The women in wheelchairs, who ranged in age, were joined by other models who walked the runway.
Before you freak out: Bella Hadid did not just throw her arms up and completely expose herself to every one of her 11.6 million Instagram followers. Although it certainly looks like she did.
After modeling photos of Lily went up, her parents took her to one of the stores — and she instantly recognized herself, posing for a photo with one of the pictures.
Rihanna debuted her new fashion line on Monday in Paris in a schoolgirl-inspired show, and she rocked a nostalgic makeup look during her final bow.
Miss Pennsylvania USA, Cassandra Angst, opened up about her history with eating disorders. Many models cite their troubling industry as a source of body image issues. The impossible standards that models are expected to uphold from a young age take a toll, often resulting in eating disorders and low self-esteem.
Mia Kang eats. “I’m a size 4-6, I’m sane and healthy, and I have self-confidence for the first time in my life,” the model tells Yahoo Style. When I was 13, I cut my weight in half — I stopped eating,” she tells Yahoo Style.
A striking image of model Diandra Forrest breastfeeding her infant daughter has ignited support and admiration on Instagram — a year after hitting the runway with her new baby at New York Fashion Week and reportedly shocking those who mistakenly thought she had been breastfeeding as she walked. The image, posted Wednesday morning, has more than 6,000 likes on Forrest’s page and more than 7,000 on that of the photographer, Joey Rosado of Island Boi Photography, who tells Yahoo Style that the “amazing and brilliant” shoot, called “The Rebirth of Love,” was the brainchild of makeup artist and creative director Moshoodat Sanni.
You know how it is a fun fact that you walk by 36 murderers in your life, and it is fun because they didn't kill you? The rate for modeling agents must be even higher, as they're truly everywhere, just waiting to swoop in when you're elbow-deep in Taco Tuesday. Here, 12 models and how they got their inconceivable, improbable starts. From Marie Clair
From models to heroes. Bennett Jonas and Ethan Turnbull saved the lives of six teens after the boys tried to take a selfie on the Central Park pond and fell through the ice. Jonas, 23, and Turnbull, 24, who are both male models, were skateboarding nearby and rushed to the boys' aid when they saw them fall in. To get them out of there, Jonas hopped in the bone-chilling water, pulled each boy out, and passed them to Turnbull, who dragged them to shore, according to New York Daily News. "
One of the models who caught our attention this season was Kelly Gervais, a 5-foot-8-inch New Jersey native. She not only walked in six shows (including Pyer Moss), but also did so while sporting an Afro. “I started modeling when I was about 13 years old, though I didn’t start professionally [until] I was about 15,” Gervais told Yahoo Beauty.
Simone Rocha made headlines at London Fashion Week over the weekend, and not just for her AW17 preview. The designer sent a diverse group of models down the runway, including 73-year-old Benedetta Barzini and 70-year-old Jan de Villeneuve. Thankfully, this isn’t the only instance of out-of-the-norm models repping a brand down the catwalk. Diversity is becoming an increasingly common theme in the fashion world.
Just days after announcing her pregnancy via an enviable beach Instagram, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has revealed her growing baby bump to the world. Stepping out for the launch of her collaboration with Paige in LA on Wednesday, the 29-year-old model chose a loose-fitting one-shouldered dress as her first maternity look. The dress, which comes from the model’s Rosie HW x PAIGE collection, features a tied waist and was paired with black ankle boots. You can recreate her entire look by buying the same style for around £200.
Christie Brinkley has a bone to pick with Instagram. The supermodel mom was busy celebrating her return to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, this time with her two daughters, when Instagram censored one of her snapshots. Over the weekend Brinkley posted a throwback photo in which she and oldest daughter Alexa Ray Joel — a small child at the time — were walking on the beach.
Recently, we saw Vogue choose a range of models for their March cover including plus-size icon Ashley Graham. In a bid to show a more inclusive idea of beauty, the king of fashion publications had made a start in showcasing real diversity. Vogue Paris, however, has just one upped them. Editor Emmanuelle Alt chose transgender model Valentina Sampaio to star on the front of the magazine’s March issue.
Kelsey and Camille Grammer’s daughter, Mason, is yet another celeb kid who has gotten the attention of the fashion world. On Thursday, the 15-year-old made an appearance on designer Malan Breton’s runway, rocking a floral printed dress and a vampy lip, serving ladylike spookiness.
LOVE magazine is known for flaunting model bodies in our faces. Kendall posted another underwear snap from the shoot. Belle on Kendall: “Meeting Kendall Jenner was like meeting the Mona Lisa – you see her everywhere” ????????????????
Myla Dalbesio is carving out a place for herself in the modeling industry: In 2014 she became the first curvy model to land a Calvin Klein underwear campaign, and now she’s been named one of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s rookies of the year.
This past week, models hit the runways in Paris for Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2017. Powerhouse brands like Chanel, Dior, Vetements, and Giorgio Armani all debuted their collections, and once again, the style and beauty looks did not disappoint. But couture has never been known for drawing inside the lines, and this season was no exception. While it’s hard to narrow down the most out-there style and beauty looks, we gave it our best shot. Take a look.