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People

Pioneering Model and Activist Bethann Hardison Looks at Fashion’s Past and Present

Through the years, Hardison has championed diversity on designer runways and has called out the lack thereof as need be.

clock April 26, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Model and Founder of Modelland, Tyra Banks, speaks during the TIME 100 Summit, in New YorkTIME 100 Banks, New York, USA - 23 Apr 2019

Fashion Scoops

Tyra Banks Is on a Mission to Hire More Women of Color

The supermodel-turned-entrepreneur has long championed diversity and believes that the message must come from the top.

clock April 23, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Coco Rocha

Legal

Coco Rocha Caught in Model Wars

The model and Nomad Mgmt, the modeling agency she co-founded, are being sued by rival agency for allegedly stealing trade secrets.

clock January 25, 2019Kellie Ell

President Women Management Worldwide

Media

Piero Piazzi on Models, Social Media Stars and Diversity

With a career spanning 35 years, Piazzi, the newly appointed president of Women Model Management Worldwide, has launched the careers of countless fashion models ranging from Marpessa to Mariacarla Boscono, Carla Bruni and Lea T.

clock October 30, 2018Luisa Zargani

Billie Eilish in the front rowCalvin Klein show, Front Row, Spring Summer 2019, New York Fashion Week, USA - 11 Sep 2018

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Billie Eilish Signs With Next Models

The 16-year-old singer gained 5 million Instagram followers in 2018 alone, and is the latest signing Next is betting on.

clock October 24, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

Models backstage at La Perla Spring 2018 show in Macau.

Fashion Scoops

California Lawmakers Pass Talent Protections Act to Help Models and Entertainers Fight Sexual Harassment and Eating Disorders

The law, which goes into effect in January, was championed by Model Alliance founder Sara Ziff, among others.

clock October 2, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Elite Model Look World Final in Milan. Antonio Freitas and Valeria Chenskaya won the 34th edition of the modeling contest.

Fashion Scoops

Elite World Acquires Milan Branch of Women Model Management

The global modeling agency already controls the N.Y. and Paris branches of the same network.

clock September 17, 2018Martino Carrera

Lexi BolingYves Saint Laurent - Runway - Paris Fashion Week Ready to Wear F/W 2018/2019, France - 27 Feb 2018US model Lexi Boling presents a creation from the Fall/ Winter 2018/2019 Women Ready to Wear collection by Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello for Yves Saint Laurent fashion house during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France, 27 February 2018. The presentation of the Women's collections runs from 26 February to 06 March.

Fashion Scoops

Lexi Boling Signs With Heroes Model Management

The model is returning to the agent with whom she began her career.

clock June 18, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

IMG Men.

Mens Designer Luxury

IMG Launches Men’s Division in Milan

About 100 male models have already been signed, while the ones in town for Milan’s Men’s Fashion Week will be around 30.

clock June 15, 2018Sandra Salibian

Models backstage at La Perla Spring 2018 show in Macau.

Fashion Scoops

Karen Elson, Doutzen Kroes, Edie Campbell Among 100 Models Launching ‘Respect’ Program

Led by the Model Alliance’s founder Sara Ziff, the new “Respect” program asks brands, modeling agencies and media outlets to sign a legally binding agreement to protect models.

clock May 16, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Model Alliance Founder Sara Ziff Details Initiatives to Promote Fair Treatment

The group is working to promote fair treatment, equal opportunity and more sustainable practices in the fashion industry.

clock March 26, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Backstage at Giorgio Armani RTW Fall 2018

Business Features

Next Steps: How to Cure Fashion’s Model Scandal

Modeling executives, photographers and stylists weigh in with ideas to improve how models navigate the industry.

clock March 26, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg and Lisa Lockwood

Model Adwoa Aboah wears a creation for the Miu Miu ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in ParisParis Fashion Miu Miu - 06 Mar 2018

Legal

Adwoa Aboah Says Earnings are Being Used as ‘Ransom’ By The Lions

The model is throwing herself into a legal fight over her leaving Lions for DNA.

clock March 23, 2018Kali Hays

Hailey Clauson Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 04 Mar 2018WEARING MONIQUE LHUILLIER

Fashion Scoops

Hailey Clauson Signs With Ford Models

Clauson rejoins the agency she began her career with 10 years ago.

clock March 15, 2018Leigh Nordstrom

Fashion Scoops

Photographer Seth Sabal Continues to Deny Sexual Misconduct Claims Alleged in The Boston Globe

The semiretired photographer has not been affected financially by fallout from last week’s Boston Globe article.

clock February 22, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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