Plus, IMG's parent company announces new fellowship.
Plus, James Scully on what's next following the recent allegations made against Bruce Weber and Mario Testino.
But there's still plenty of work to do in the U.S. and abroad.
A new Models.com survey asked: "How should a model be treated?"
Plus, one writer's take on why "body neutrality" is the new "body positivity."
In addition to one top brand supposedly not wanting to see models of color, another is allegedly attempting to cast girls as young as 15 years old.
Plus, Barneys taps "Teen Vogue"'s Marina Larroudé as its new fashion director.
And how a racist photographer fueled casting director James Scully's decision to (temporarily) quit fashion.
The upcoming season will be the first true test of the Model Alliance-championed legislation, which is meant to protect underage girls in the industry.
Next month, keep your eyes peeled for Maria Borges. STEP Models noticed the Luanda, Angola-native after she placed second at a local competition as a teen; now, age 20, she’s represented by Supreme Management in New York, Women in Paris and Milan, and Premier in London. We recently sat down with Borges and her Supreme agent, Paulo Santos, to discuss her multiple Givenchy exclusives, posing semi-nude for CR Fashion Book, and being a model of color--one of the six who walked in the latest Dior show.
Raf Simons has done almost nothing wrong since taking up the reins at Dior. His designs have been met with critical acclaim across the board. He goes out of his way to be nice to journalists. But there's one area where Simons falls short, and that's when it comes to the diversity in model casting for his runway shows. Dior's not the only whitewashed show. Noting that close to 90% of the models cast to walk in the fall 2013 runway shows were white, BuzzFeed reached out to five top casting agents to ask: Why?