Models

The Plus Size Debate Is Collapsing Into Farce

Neely Reyes | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Style
Neely Reyes

First we wanted more representation for plus size women in modelling. Then we had plus size women 'reclaiming' the term. Then we had a nineties pop star say she disapproved of stores selling clothes in 'unhealthy' dress sizes. Now finally we have people saying we should drop the term 'plus size' altogether. Where will it all end?

Andreja Pejic: 'People Told Me It's Better To Be Androgynous Than A Tranny'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender model, Andreja Pejic, has offered a troubling insight into what some of the fashion industry really think about trans people. In a cove...

Model Mum With Abs Gives Birth To 8lb 7oz Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Parents

A model who found viral fame by posting Instagram photos showing her toned abs throughout her pregnancy, has given birth to a baby weighing 8lbs 7oz. ...

Model Chrissy Teigen Proves Stretch Marks Are Beautiful

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Models: we think of them as impossibly beautiful glamazons with perfect lives, and airbrushed photos do little to persuade us otherwise. So all ha...

Are Plus Size Models REALLY that Different than Skinny Models?

Neely Reyes | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Neely Reyes

Now I'm all for the modelling industry to be inclusive of all body shapes and sizes and I think plus size modelling has a valid and important role in the industry, but I also think that the average consumer these days is wise enough to know that skinny doesn't equal beautiful any more.

Why a Ban on Thinspiration in France Is Long Overdue

BritChick Paris | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

The slow shift in perceptions by brands like Dove all help. But it's not enough. We need radical measures to force the industry to change their norms, so they represent normal healthy women in their campaigns and so they are providing positive role models to fragile teens.

Karl Lagerfeld's Cat Earned £2 Million Last Year

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know something in the world isn't quite right when a cat's bringing in more than one of the world's top models. But that's exactly what's going...

Coolest Granny On Instagram Transforms Into Kate Moss And Kurt Cobain

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Style

Kate Moss's status as a style icon has now been cemented, as she has received the highest of accolades - a tribute from Instagram sensation 86-year-ol...

Man Who Works Two Jobs To Earn A Living Makes The News

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

In a strange and unusual turn of events, a man who has two jobs so he can make enough money to live, while happening to also be aesthetically gifted, ...

Woman Shrinks Waist To 20" By Wearing Corset For 23 Hours A Day

Barcroft / The Huffington Post | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has shrunk her waist down to an eye-watering 20 inches after wearing a corset solidly for 23 hours a day. Aleira Avendano has been wearing ...

Why These Women Are Campaigning Against The Term 'Plus-Size'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Women on social media are putting pressure on fashion brands and magazines to drop the term 'plus-size', which they deem to be 'harmful' and 'damaging...

Plus-Sized Models Sell More Bras Than 'Normal' Models

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A lingerie company has released information around a recent advertising campaign with interesting results. The New York-based 'Adore Me' brand said...

Winnie Harlow Wins Beauty Award (And We Couldn't Be More Chuffed For Her)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

If you haven't yet come across the gorgeous human being that is Winnie Harlow, then let us fill you in. The model, who has vitiligo - a pigmentatio...

Suki Waterhouse Uses This Fizzy Beverage To Wash Her Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Her tousled locks remain the envy of many, which is why we nearly spat our tea out when Suki Waterhouse revealed the rather unconventional beauty secr...

France's Ban On Skinny Models Isn't Enough Say Fashion Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

France's government is inching closer to imposing a ban on models deemed to be too thin, but fashion insiders think the new legislation doesn't go far...

Twiggy On Ageism In Fashion: 'Of Course You Can Wear Leather At 65'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Twiggy has made a rallying cry for women 'of a certain age' not to feel pressured into 'dressing for their age'. "I refuse to say women of certain...

Why There Is Another Side to Fashion Than Perfect Beauty

BritChick Paris | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style
BritChick Paris

All the promises and commitments to giving girls a better future and empowering women to do more are thrown out the window when they are then used as clothes horses. What message does that send to our teen daughters!?

Would You Believe This Woman Is Eight Months Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sarah Stage is over 8 months pregnant, but judging from her maternity pictures, she's not your average mum-to-be. The 31-year-old model has been do...

Transgender Models Create Calendar To Fight Prejudice

Barcroft | Aamir Bashir | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender people in India regularly come up against intense prejudice, including both verbal and physical threats. But in the face of that hostil...

Magazine Apologises For Image Of 'Unhealthily Thin' 16-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Danish magazine COVER has apologised for using an image of what many have called an "unhealthily thin" model in its latest issue. The picture of 16...

Transgender Model Makes Debut As Woman On LFW Catwalk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender model, Andreja Pejic made her debut appearance as a woman on the catwalk in yet another fashion first earlier this week. The model, who...

Déjà Vu - A Weapon For Equality

Mik Scarlet | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

Why do I bring this up? Well at a time when it looks like disabled people are claiming their rightful place in our society, I am worried that the ground we have made again could easily be lost. Especially if we forget that this ground is that which we already once held.

Why This Man From Bournemouth Just Made Fashion Week History...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For the second time during New York Fashion Week 2015, history has been made. A model from Bournemouth has become the first male model and amputee...

This Lady With Down Syndrome Just Made History On The Catwalk...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Actress Jamie Brewer has made history by being the first model with down syndrome to strut her stuff on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week. The A...

Red Hair Is Hot Right Now Says Modelling Agency

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For a long time now, the ginger-haired among us have taken some serious flack. But all of that's about to change, as red hair has suddenly become s...