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#TDSVoices: African Models dominating the Fashion Scene Part II
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It’s no secret that many lack the name recognition that their female counterparts command in the fashion modelling industry. But you also can’t deny the importance of the male model and their role in pop culture conversation. In an already...
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TDS Voices: Model – Philomena Kwao
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In the highly anticipated Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2016, runs an ad launched by plus-size swimwear retailer - Swimsuits for All - that has already caught mass attention. The #swimsexy campaign features top plus-size model Ashley Graham, 56 year old...
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Model Behaviour part II: Letoya’s top tips 
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Listen up models. Letoya Johnstone is here to give you that all important advise that agencies charge a pretty penny for. Your mission if you choose to embrace it is to shine at your next casting call and well beyond...
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Industry Unregulated Part II
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Supermodel. Almost every girl has had a thought of what it would be to take to the runway or work the camera for a high fashion shoot. For Paynette Joan Nyawara, Gloria Baraza and Winnie Michaels, who have 14 years’...
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Body Talk
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“You can never be too rich or too thin.” ~ Wallis Simpson. In the luxurious world of fashion, that seems to be the ultimate dream with the latter putting the models through physical and psychological hell. In an August 2015...
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Hyper Sexualisation in the Fashion Industry
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Look at this picture. It’s basically the same product but they chose to market it differently. And for what reason? Sex sells. We’ve been told that time and time again [thanks Sigmund Freud]. And honestly, with the kind of content...
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‘Super’ Model Effect: in an industry with one-hit wonders how do you have that staying power?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw9LOrHU8JI “One day you’re in and the next day you’re out.” A phrase made popular by Heidi Klum on the hit show Project Runway rings true for the entire fashion industry. And with modern society so addicted to novelty, the...
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There is more than meets the eye: Tina Masese tells us more about the Modeling world
There is more than meets the eye: Tina Masese tells us more about the Modeling world
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Modeling, like fashion design, is in fact a real job with its own challenges, time constraints and skill. Tina Masese is known more for being a model, however, she in fact studied fashion design and so is a master of...
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