Post Tagged with: "model"

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Model With Rare Skin Condition Uses Social Media To Show Beauty Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Any person that is using their voice or platform to dismantle narrow standards of beauty and push for greater inclusion is a hero to us. Meet Sara Geurts, a 26 […]

August 7, 2017 ×
Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

Model Halima Aden On Representing Muslim Women In The Mainstream Fashion World

When it comes to diversity, representation is everything. It’s easy to talk about the need to diversify, but what counts is when certain companies or industries make an actual effort […]

July 12, 2017 ×
“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

By Nikki DuBose [An excerpt from ‘Washed Away: From Darkness to Light’, chapter 7 “My life as a 20-something year-old model”] At some point, my eyes opened. Hands; I felt […]

December 22, 2016 ×
Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

Model, Musician & Multiple Sclerosis Advocate Carmina Suzanne Turns Illness Into Inspiration

If there is one word that has become more popular and widely used than “selfie” right now, it is “diversity”. Especially considering the uptick in violence and hatred toward minorities […]

December 7, 2016 ×
Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

Teen Vogue Teams Up With Barbie Ferreira For A Body Positive Web Series Called ‘Body Party’

We love that body positivity has become a powerful movement within fashion, beauty and advertising. The trickle-down effect of the revolution happening in those industries alone is going to be […]

November 22, 2016 ×
Model & Actress Alyssa Sutherland Says Don’t Be Fooled By Beauty Standards On Social Media

Model & Actress Alyssa Sutherland Says Don’t Be Fooled By Beauty Standards On Social Media

Narrow standards of beauty have existed for a very long time, but the fight against the false perception of what supposed perfection looks like has gotten more serious since the […]

April 22, 2016 ×
Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

Body Image Activist Harnaam Kaur Becomes The First Bearded Woman To Make History On The Runway

We love Harnaam Kaur! In case you have not yet heard about this badass confident woman, she is a British-Sikh body image activist who has just made history by becoming […]

April 7, 2016 ×
FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Priyanka Chopra, Edgar Ramirez, & Model Adwoa Aboah

FEMINIST CONVERSATIONS: Priyanka Chopra, Edgar Ramirez, & Model Adwoa Aboah

You didn’t think we would end 2015 without one more edition of Feminist Conversations, did you? The new year may be upon us and it couldn’t be a better time […]

January 11, 2016 ×
Tess Holliday On Victoria’s Secret: “They Perpetuate The Image Of What’s Wrong With Society”

Tess Holliday On Victoria’s Secret: “They Perpetuate The Image Of What’s Wrong With Society”

If there’s one woman in media and fashion who can keep it real and has no problem calling out the BS that exists in society, it’s model and blogger Tess […]

December 31, 2015 ×
This Victoria’s Secret Model Just Proved Why #AskHerMore Is An Important Campaign

This Victoria’s Secret Model Just Proved Why #AskHerMore Is An Important Campaign

Remember the name Magdalena Frackowiak, because although she may not be the first model you imagine when talking about the annual Victoria’s Secret runway show where millions of people around […]

November 23, 2015 ×
UK Model Puts Unhealthy Fashion Industry Standards On Blast After Being Told To Lose Weight

UK Model Puts Unhealthy Fashion Industry Standards On Blast After Being Told To Lose Weight

It’s a familiar tale, one where a young woman is shamed for her body type by an industry that has successfully thrived off telling generations of men and women that […]

November 3, 2015 ×
Burberry’s 1st Indian Model Neelam Gill Talks Racism, Fashion & Being Paid More Than Men

Burberry’s 1st Indian Model Neelam Gill Talks Racism, Fashion & Being Paid More Than Men

Back in early 2014 we shared the news that luxury fashion brand Burberry, established in 1856, finally hired an Indian woman for their Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. Yep, it took 158 […]

October 21, 2015 ×
Athlete & Model Kanya Sesser Who Was Born Without Legs Is Proving “Different Is Sexy”

Athlete & Model Kanya Sesser Who Was Born Without Legs Is Proving “Different Is Sexy”

Remember the name Kanya Sesser, because she just became our new girl crush! This amazing woman is defying the norms in powerful ways, and inspiring many along the way. The […]

October 16, 2015 ×
We Love Model Shaun Ross’ “In My Skin I Win” Body Positive Movement!

We Love Model Shaun Ross’ “In My Skin I Win” Body Positive Movement!

You may be familiar with American model Shaun Ross, or at the very least seen him in magazines, on runways, in a music video, on a TV show and more. […]

October 9, 2015 ×
See How This Model Managed To Survive Almost Losing Her Jaw & Her Baby To A Rare Cancer

See How This Model Managed To Survive Almost Losing Her Jaw & Her Baby To A Rare Cancer

Imagine having everything in your going perfectly, just the way you planned, and then one day something happens to you that throws you way off course. Do you admit defeat […]

July 30, 2015 ×