We've been seeing a lot of shifts towards body positivity in the fashion world lately, but that doesn't mean the opposite doesn't continue to persist. Models who are pretty thin by any normal standards are still being shamed and cast out because they don't meet absurd body standards.Read Full Story
While the fashion industry is often under scrutiny for the lack of variety found in the models' body types, this is not the industry’s only prejudice. Runway model Nykhor Paul took to Instagram Monday to speak out against racism in fashion.Read Full Story
While it's a fairly common feminine hygiene product, tampons are often called out for their possible health risks. Now, with model Lauren Wasser's lawsuit on the table, it's likely tampon companies will get a whole new wave of backlash.Read Full Story
Another big win for fashion — ModCloth has named their first LGBT model, and she's fabulous. Her name is Rye Silverman, and she's a writer and comedian who has an eye for "rockabilly" style. The company loves her so much that they even named a new dress after her!Read Full Story
Denmark has been working hard in recent years to make a name for itself on the super competitive fashion world map by being one of the most ethical fashion nations. This includes hosting the Copenhagen Sustainable Fashion Summit in 2014 and now turning its attention to the health of models.Read Full Story
France just rejected a potential ban on super-skinny models, citing discrimination in the workplace as the reason. While initial reactions to the potential ban may have been positive, it could have had a much greater and negative impact than they realized. The rejection of the ban was a good thing, in my opinion, but not because it was discriminatory.Read Full Story
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