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Fashion’s real victims

February 14, 2012

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Working in an industry built on child labour and exploitation, it’s little wonder models have finally unionised Tanya Goldguardian.co.uk, Monday 13 February 2012 Thirteen-year-old Nadya in the documentary film Girl Model Model abuse – it sounds like a joke. What exactly do models need to be protected from? The clothes, perhaps, but that is another […]

Gender-bending model pushes limits of the runway

February 9, 2012

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Associated Press NEW YORK — On a chilly winter afternoon, Andrej Pejic settles into a Manhattan cafe with a cup of Earl Grey tea, sitting gracefully, long legs crossed. The blue-eyed fashion model gazes out a window, unaware that almost every man sitting at surrounding tables is transfixed. A man in a black leather jacket […]