Model Shaun Ross Charts a Musical Path

After appearing in videos for Beyoncé and Katy Perry, the 30-year-old former model released “Shift,” an R&B album with electronic feels.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #ross-shaun-1991, #shift-2021-album

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Falling in Love With Another Model Was Never the Plan

Neither Amanda Lauren nor Adam Mann, both models with significant Instagram followers, were actually looking to date when they joined Hinge. But then he saw her profile.

#hinge-mobile-app, #models-professional, #soccer, #weddings-and-engagements

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Paulina Porizkova on Instagram, Aaron Sorkin and Aging

The veteran supermodel is contesting the will of her late husband, Ric Ocasek — and writing herself a splashy new chapter.

#content-type-personal-profile, #models-professional, #ocasek-ric, #porizkova-paulina

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Barbara Stone, Modeling Agent to American Beauties, Dies at 87

At Stewart Models in the 1960s and ’70s, she specialized in fresh-faced American blondes and played a key role in the careers of Cheryl Tiegs and Cybill Shepherd.

#agents-business, #deaths-obituaries, #models-professional, #stewart-models, #stone-barbara-1933-2021, #tiegs-cheryl

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A Model Steps Behind the Camera

Miles Garber, a former runway fixture, is married, a new father and has started his own studio.

#candles, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional

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Model Vikki Dougan on How She Became ‘The Back’

The model once known as “The Back” on a Hollywood career cut short.

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Vikki Dougan on How She Became ‘The Back’

The model once known as “The Back” on a Hollywood career cut short.

#content-type-personal-profile, #dougan-vikki, #models-professional

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The Tragedy of Harry Uzoka

He was a shining star of a tight-knit group of rising Black male models in London. Why did he die at the hands of another model?

#black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #koh-george, #london-england, #models-professional, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #okigbo-jonathan, #race-and-ethnicity, #social-media, #uzoka-harry

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Elsa Peretti, Star Designer of Elegant Jewelry, Dies at 80

Celebrities wore Ms. Peretti’s creations on the red carpet and in the movies. Some years her merchandise represented 10 percent or more of Tiffany’s sales.

#deaths-obituaries, #design, #fashion-and-apparel, #jewels-and-jewelry, #models-professional, #peretti-elsa, #tiffanycompany

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Leyna Bloom on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

The model and actress is the first transgender woman of color to appear in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

#bloom-leyna, #content-type-personal-profile, #models-professional, #sports-illustrated, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #your-feed-selfcare

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Did Black Lives Matter Change the Fashion Industry Yet?

Tracking an industry where Black representation has been rare.

#advertising-and-marketing, #black-history-continued-2021, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #minorities, #models-professional, #photography, #race-and-ethnicity, #shopping-and-retail, #your-feed-fashion

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Ella Emhoff Signs to IMG Models

The second daughter follows the inauguration poet Amanda Gorman to IMG.

#emhoff-ella, #fashion-and-apparel, #img-worldwide, #inaugurations, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #models-professional, #your-feed-fashion

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Alexander Wang Responds to ‘Grotesquely False’ Assault Allegations

“I never engaged in the atrocious behavior described,” Mr. Wang said, after a model alleged he was groped by Mr. Wang, setting off a wave of accusations against the fashion designer.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #instagram-inc, #models-professional, #sexual-harassment, #wang-alexander-1983, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-selfcare

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Alexander Wang Responds to Assault Allegations

A model alleged he was groped by Mr. Wang, setting off a wave of accusations against the fashion designer. “I never engaged in the atrocious behavior described,” Mr. Wang said.

#balenciaga-fashion-label, #fashion-and-apparel, #instagram-inc, #models-professional, #sexual-harassment, #wang-alexander-1983, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-selfcare

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Stella Tennant, Aristocratic Model, Is Dead at 50

Noble lineage, classic beauty and punk attitude combined in a model who stood at fashion’s apex for three decades.

#deaths-obituaries, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional, #photography, #your-feed-fashion

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The Ups and Downs of Fashion in 2020

What happened in 2020, when everyone’s life (and wardrobe) was turned upside down.

#converse-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #crocs-inc, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #savile-row-london-england, #shopping-and-retail, #suits-apparel, #two-thousand-twenty

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Emily Ratajkowski, Nude Photographs and Justice

Emily Ratajkowski accused the photographer Jonathan Leder of assault and using photos against her wishes. Other women say they have similar experiences.

#advertising-and-marketing, #art, #brooklyn-nyc, #domestic-violence, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #models-professional, #nudism-and-nudity, #photography, #ratajkowski-emily, #woodstock-ny, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-internet-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

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The White Issue: Has Anna Wintour’s Diversity Push Come Too Late?

Vogue’s September issue celebrated Black culture and contributors. But some employees say the magazine’s powerful editor fostered a workplace that sidelined women of color.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #bon-appetit-magazine, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #models-professional, #race-and-ethnicity, #vanity-fair, #vogue, #wintour-anna

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Karen Elson on Body Shaming, Nudity and Speaking Up for Herself

In a new autobiography, the model pulls back the curtain on her career.

#elson-karen, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional, #photography, #sexual-harassment, #the-red-flame-book, #weight, #your-feed-fashion

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Amid a Fashion Month Like No Other, Scenes of a Not-So-Distant Past

The industry has been quick to adapt to the realities of making and showing clothes during a pandemic, but that doesn’t mean the community and the pageantry aren’t missed.

#browne-thom, #fashion-and-apparel, #johnson-ulla, #milan-fashion-week, #models-professional, #new-york-fashion-week, #versace-donatella, #wu-jason

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Lose Baby After Pregnancy Complications

“Driving home from the hospital with no baby,” Ms. Teigen wrote on Twitter. “How can this be real.” She said she and her husband had decided to call the infant Jack.

#babies-and-infants, #deaths-fatalities, #legend-john, #models-professional, #music, #social-media, #teigen-chrissy

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What Happened at New York’s First Pandemic Fashion Show?

Jason Wu tests out the runway’s new normal.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashion-shows, #models-professional, #new-york-fashion-week, #spring-studios-manhattan-ny, #tribeca-manhattan-ny, #wu-jason

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Fashion Advertisers Rediscover Black Models

In the fall ad campaigns, race-conscious casting now matters. Is it progress, or is it cynicism?

#advertising-and-marketing, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #luxury-goods-and-services, #magazines, #models-professional, #race-and-ethnicity

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The Pandemic Diary of Naomi Shimada, a Model Returning to Work

Naomi Shimada journeys to Paris for her first professional shoot since March.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #london-england, #models-professional, #shimada-naomi-1987, #social-media

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He’s 83, She’s 84, and They Model Other People’s Forgotten Laundry

The owners of a laundry shop in central Taiwan have become Instagram stars for posing in garments left behind.

#chang-wan-ji, #elderly, #eyebrows, #fashion-and-apparel, #grandparents, #hsu-sho-er, #instagram-inc, #laundry-and-laundromats, #models-professional, #photography, #taiwan

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Next Stop: Marriage

Sara Ziff and Reed Young met on a train platform. They hit it off, but neither expected much from the encounter and said their goodbyes without an introduction. Four months later they matched on a dating app.

#fashion-and-apparel, #hikes-and-hiking, #model-alliance-the, #models-professional, #photography, #quarantines, #weddings-and-engagements

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Valentina Sampaio Is the First Transgender Model for Sports Illustrated

The Brazilian model, who is in the magazine’s swimsuit issue, was also the first transgender woman to work for Victoria’s Secret and grace the cover of Vogue magazine.

#bathing-suits-and-swimwear, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional, #sampaio-valentina, #sports-illustrated, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #women-and-girls

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11 Things About Naomi Campbell

At 50, the supermodel is busier than ever, and a lot more serene than expected, given both current events and her tumultuous past.

#black-people, #campbell-naomi, #models-professional, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

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Amazon, Pushing Fashion, Opened Photo Studio as a ‘Warehouse’ Exemption

Now closed again, a Brooklyn site set up for models didn’t appear to qualify as an essential business under state pandemic rules.

#amazon-com-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #e-commerce, #empire-state-development-corp, #fashion-and-apparel, #luxury-goods-and-services, #models-professional, #shutdowns-institutional

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‘We Fascinated Them’: Shailah Edmonds on a Golden Era of Black Models

In 1970s Paris, all the top designers wanted to hire dark-skinned women. Then fashion moved on.

#black-people, #edmonds-shailah, #fashion-and-apparel, #models-professional, #paris-france, #saint-laurent-yves

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Anna Wintour Is Not the Star of André Leon Talley’s Memoir. He Is.

In “The Chiffon Trenches,” the former Vogue editor grapples with his own complicated story.

#black-people, #books-and-literature, #discrimination, #fashion-and-apparel, #lagerfeld-karl, #models-professional, #race-and-ethnicity, #talley-andre-leon, #the-chiffon-trenches-a-memoir-book, #wintour-anna

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John Singer Sargent’s Drawings Bring His Model Out of the Shadows

Sketches by the great portraitist, shown together for the first time, illuminate the contribution of his African-American muse, Thomas McKeller.

#art, #gardner-isabella-stewart-museum, #mckeller-thomas-e-1890-1962, #models-professional, #museum-of-fine-arts-boston, #race-and-ethnicity, #sargent-john-singer

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Is This the Future of the Fashion Show?

The first “high fashion runway show entirely from home” just took place, complete with famous models and designers. The clothes were the least of it.

#american-foundation-for-aids-research, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cr-fashion-book, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashion-shows, #models-professional, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #quarantines, #roitfeld-carine, #your-feed-fashion, #youtube-com

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Chynna, Model-Turned-Hip-Hop Artist, Dies at 25

The rapper, whose full name was Chynna Rogers, performed with ASAP Rocky’s hip-hop collective ASAP Mob.

#asap-mob-music-group, #deaths-obituaries, #ford-models-inc, #models-professional, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rogers-chynna-1994

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