Part & Parcel Talent Aims to Bring True Size Inclusivity to Modeling

Lauren Jonas is changing the industry with a plus-exclusive agency for sizes 14-36.Photo: Courtesy of Part & ParcelAs the plus-size fashion market continues to grow exponentially — expected to be worth $24 billion by the end of 2020 — the pressure for brands to extend into plus is heightened. While in the past, some brands […]

Up-And-Coming Model Haatepah Is Using Fashion as a Platform to Advocate for Indigenous Rights

The 21-year-old has overcome homelessness and family tragedy. Now he’s ready to take on colonialism and the fashion industry.Photo: Courtesy Benjo Arwas/Models.comAt first glance, 21-year-old model Haatepah seems to be living a fairy tale of the digital age. After getting discovered on Instagram as a teenager, the Bay Area local moved to Los Angeles to […]

What Fashion Week is Like for Model and Body Positivity Activist Hunter McGrady

“I’m not even attending any events or any shows that are not inclusive.”Hunter McGrady (in red, center right) at DSW’s Inclusive Runway Redone Show with Create & Cultivate at Industria backstage with the models in the show. Photo: Smith House Photo/Courtesy of Create & CultivateFor model Hunter McGrady, fashion month is about more than booking runway shows […]

ICYMI: Denim Dresses, Tatcha Gets Acquired & Scouting Models at Coachella

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You’re welcome.Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories of the […]

How Storm Management’s Sarah Doukas Went From Modeling Herself to Discovering Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne

“I’ve got some kind of weird radar. It’s just in my being to do it,” says the talented scout and businesswoman.Sarah Doukas. Photo: Jermaine Francis/Courtesy of Storm ManagementIn our long-running series “How I’m Making It,” we talk to people making a living in the fashion and beauty industries about how they broke in and found […]

What Fashion Week is Like For Model Anok Yai

“I save up a bunch of money and I just go ham shopping for streetwear looks.”Anok Yai walks the Versace spring 2019 runway show. Photo: ImaxtreeFashion Week, or Month, rather, features a series of non-stop moving parts integral to the roaring machine — but at the center of it all reign the models. After all, the […]

We Asked 8 Victoria’s Secret Models What They Eat to Get Clear, Dewy, Runway-Ready Skin

As it turns out, they have some pretty appealing — and in some cases, a little surprising — food-based tips for getting runway-ready complexions.Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria’s SecretWe recently got the inside info on the treatments and products Victoria’s Secret models use in the weeks and days leading up to the annual runway […]

How Leomie Anderson Went From Teen Model to Activist and Media Entrepreneur

The face of Fenty says friend and mentor Rihanna inspired her to be her own boss.Leomie Anderson for Pat McGrath. Photo: Desiree Mattsson for Pat McGrathIn our long-running series “How I’m Making It,” we talk to people making a living in the fashion and beauty industries about how they broke in and found success.On top of […]

Jess Miller Is Using Modeling to Talk About Size Inclusivity, Queerness and Faith

“I didn’t really feel like there were many role models for all the identities inside of me.”Photo: Whitney Bauck/FashionistaJess Miller is used to not quite fitting in other people’s boxes. As the first plus-size model signed to New York-based agency The Lions, as a queer person who spent the last three years working for a […]