Micropolis: Why Are Runway Models Almost Always White?

Sunday, February 17, 2013

The industry celebrates designers of color, and the crowds at shows are pretty mixed. As New York Fashion Week begins, we revisit Micropolis' story about the runway's lack of diversity.
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The Takeaway

Israel Bans Use of Overly Thin Models

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Israel passed a law earlier this week that bans local advertisers from using overly thin models in their campaigns. It also requires publications to disclose when images are altered or photoshopped to make models appear thinner. The law's supporters hope it will promote healthier eating habits among models and stop glamorizing extreme thinness among the general population.

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Studio 360

Symmetry & Sex Appeal

Friday, June 01, 2007

Are supermodels more symmetrical? Beauty expert Kelley Quan explains how symmetry affects human attraction. Quan is a make-up artist, and founder of the online fashion magazine