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Vogue and CFDA agree to no longer hire models under 18

Vogue and CFDA agree to no longer hire models under 18

Maya Singer explains that the fashion industry has developed an unhealthy cycle of hiring young, vulnerable models who will fit tiny sample sizes, failing to give them adequate support for the pressures and temptation (drugs, alcohol) they’ll face, then dumping them once they’ve grown too large for sizing that’s supposedly marketed at adult women.”No more:

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Gemma Ward Opens Up About the Time She Left Modeling Behind

Gemma Ward Opens Up About the Time She Left Modeling Behind

Just some insights into modeling… Gemma Ward caused a stir in 2014 when she made her return to the catwalk on Prada’s runway. It was a big moment for the model who walked away from the industry six years prior, arguably at the height of her career. But now in a new interview with W

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Conde Nast has finally outgrown using child models

Conde Nast has finally outgrown using child models

Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia Gerber, 16, walks the runway during the Valentino show as part of Paris Fashion Week. (Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images) Here’s a fashion-forward idea: using actual adults to model clothes targeted to grown women. Vogue publisher Conde Nast International first announced in February that it will no longer work with models under

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Why the Fashion World Needs to Commit to an 18+ Modeling Standard

Why the Fashion World Needs to Commit to an 18+ Modeling Standard

Pasha Harulia was fifteen when strangers began reaching out to her on Instagram, asking if she was interested in modeling. She wasn’t—but at her mother’s urging, she agreed to give it a shot. Weeks after signing with an agency in her native Kiev, the then-sixteen-year-old was en route to Paris, booked for the Balenciaga show.

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Back at It! Kim Kardashian's Latest Yeezy Modeling Photo Is NSFW

Back at It! Kim Kardashian’s Latest Yeezy Modeling Photo Is NSFW

Kim Kardashian West will do whatever it takes to support her husband Kanye West’s brand. And this time, it involves her nearly bare butt and not much else. The mom-of-three is her husband’s ultimate muse and one of his most trusted models: she’s been parading around town in his Yeezy outfits for years. But in

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Vogue Calls On The Fashion Industry To Only Book Models 18 Or Older

Vogue Calls On The Fashion Industry To Only Book Models 18 Or Older

Vogue called on the fashion industry to raise the minimum working age of models to 18 in an article published on Thursday. The magazine acknowledged the part it ― as well as other publications and design houses ― played in contributing to the burnout and culture of unsafe working conditions for young models, some of

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Vogue to stop hiring models under 18

Vogue to stop hiring models under 18

The modeling profession again going through some changes… Vogue is calling on the industry to stop hiring models under the age of 18. And they’re leading the way by refusing to book underage models for the magazine. Vogue and the CFDA announced that they will no longer book models under 18 in an effort to

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