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Pirelli Calendar 2016 features female icons, not models. Reddit thread calls them “old and disgusting”.

The 2016 Pirelli Calendar smashes free of the usual pin-up cliches. Women admired for more than their bikini bodies - including icons Patti Smith, Serena Williams, Yoko Ono and Amy Schumer - are amoung this year's pages, but not everyone is cheering the move. The Reddit community have called the woman "old and disgusting". Read on for more.

Watch: Magdalena Frackowiak shut down a reporter for lame food question

When a TMZ journalist backstage at the Victoria’s Secret 2015 show asked the rather uninspired question about what food the girls were most excited to eat once the show ended, not all were forthcoming in their response. Polish beauty and Victoria’s Secret regular Magdalena Frackowiak slammed back at the reporter for asking dumb questions and making her look stupid. “It seems like I am starving…

Why this girl’s radical denouncement of social media truly matters

Essena O’Neill is telling it like it is. You’ve probably seen it by now: her radical denouncement of social media, itself gone more viral than she could have imagined. O’Neill had social media success: half a million Instagram followers, 200,000 YouTube subscribers, modelling contracts and product sponsorships. And then just days ago she publicly quit, saying that social media had “consumed” her. O’Neill deleted thousands…

Raf Simmons is leaving Dior

It seems like only yesterday that Belgian designer Raf Simmons stepped up to replace a disgraced John Galliano at the helm of Christian Dior. But three years later, having taken the Dior house in a fresh, widely-applauded direction, it’s just been announced that Simmons will step down as the brand’s creative director. Reportedly the Dior spring/summer 2016 collection was his last, with the brand’s statement…

Gigi Hadid got criticised for her body. Here’s her response, and it’s awesome.

If you’ve been keeping up with our fashion week coverage, you’d have noticed the wide eyes, pouty lips, and curvaceous body of Gigi Hadid gracing numerous runways. But if you’ve noticed that Hadid’s figure isn’t quite as slim and straight as the other models, you’re not the only one: Hadid has been racking up plenty of criticism on her Instagram account for her curvy shape.…

Size is irrelevant: curvy Candice Huffine strips down for CR Fashion Book

As one of the most prominent names on the fashion industry list of top curvy models, American beauty Candice Huffine isn’t afraid to bear her sex appeal to the world. CR Fashion Book tapped her for a shoot in the latest issue, juxtaposing Huffine with the more slight (and more demurely dressed) Kitty Hayes. The shoot’s title? One Size Fits All.

6 times supermodels made headlines with scandalous behavior

Style icons, muses, it-girls, they’re all that for sure, but at the same there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to your favorite supermodels. When the curtain falls, when the spotlights fade and the glamour vanishes, the women known to have it all are equally predisposed to erratic behaviors, to scandalous acts, to slip-ups and mistakes. Stories like the one reporting that Kate…

9 transgender models who are changing the face of beauty

Trans aesthetics are powerful, and of strength, beauty and grace they spoke on Monday, when Caitlyn Jenner was unveiled as Vanity Fair’s July cover star. Marking a groundbreaking moment for the transgender community, the portrait lensed by Annie Leibovitz only serves to attest that transgender identities are now playing increasingly influential roles both in the fashion industry and pop culture. Redefining beauty and building upon…

9 gorgeous models who are defying industry body image standards

Size sexy and the perfect kind of curvy, these are the models who are fearlessly fighting to redefine the industry beauty standards. Proving once and for all that beauty is beyond size, these statuesque stunners challenge society’s perception of what’s acceptable in the industry and in the world, on a daily basis. A look at their gorgeous figures should suffice in making it clear that…

Is this model too skinny? The authorities think so. Now you decide.

Kiki Willems is skinny. That much is fact. Whether you view the adjective as a good or a bad thing, it’s applicable. But is she too skinny? I guess that depends on what for. The UK Advertising Standards Authority has just deemed her too skinny to be acceptable in the latest Saint Laurent advertising campaign. In it, Willems lies sprawled on the floor with long…

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