Archive for Models

Angels No More…

Gisele Bundchen VS Show

Gisele Bundchen recently hung up her angel wings when she and Victoria’s Secret decided to separate ways. One of the reasons (allegedly) that Victoria’s Secret decided to drop her was because she … continue reading this entry.

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But What Are You REALLY Trying to Sell Me?

I just watched Jean Kilbourne’s “Killing Us Softly III” in which Kilbourne offers an in-depth analysis of how advertisements have influenced and affected today’s women. Her main focus is on how women are depicted and how their bodies are objectified – usually as individual objects (i.e. legs, breasts, butt.. etc) rather than whole beings. … continue reading this entry.

That’s Haute!

The Corpse Look

The fashion industry plays a HUGE part in shaping the way young women and girls feel about themselves. Last November when 21-year-old Brazilian model Ana Carolina Reston (show below) died of causes linked to anorexia it became clear that the fashion world was to blame for promoting such an image. Many insisted that the fashion indiustry change its guidelines on how models should look, and the result? … continue reading this entry.

Seeing is Believing

The above video is truly a brilliant example in exposing the unattainable images that women so often see in the media today (i.e. TV, magazines, tabloids.. etc). The pressures that women deal with to be beautiful and thin is truly a new phenomenon. … continue reading this entry.