UK’s Ted Baker uses Petite Models? – UPDATE: The Model is 5’10”

ShareUPDATE: Looks like it’s a typo.  I just got a note from the people at Ted Baker who said that the model is actually 5’10”.  Too bad.  It would have been nice to see a non-celebrity petite model! Diverse body types should encompass EVERY SIZE, including height, not just curvier women! This is the first […]

June Poll Results: Most Like Seeing a Mix of Models and Celebrities in Magazines

ShareFirst of all, apologies for the delay in posting the June results as well as the July poll – being out of town and then immediately having out-of-town guests is a lot of work!  Last month, we asked readers whether they preferred seeing models or celebrities in magazines. We were not exactly too surprised with […]

VAWKing Diversely…Kinda

VAWK showed both the regular line using “standard size” models as well as the debut of VAWKKIN, a “regular” collection that is more for the everyday woman featuring models of different shapes and sizes, include (you may remember my rant about my problem with their model call requiring their “everyday” woman to be at least… [Continue Reading]

VAWK Model Call Asks for ‘Diversity’ But Not in Height

ShareProject Runway Canada winner Sunny Fong is known for using a wider range of sizes for his line, VAWK, but once again, he is ignoring the shorter woman in his casting call for his upcoming Toronto Fashion Week show. While the call does allow for non-runway height women (5’6″ and above, without heels), I cannot […]

Project Runway Canada, February 24 Episode

ShareOn Project Runway Canada last night, they ditched their “regular” models. The challenge was to re-do a woman’s wedding dress, turning into something completely different. The models they used were the owners of the dresses, and were all different shapes and sizes (including one petite woman). Because designers are trained to design at a certain […]