In spite of the saying ‘sex sells’, US fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has decided to turn over a new leaf in its battle against declining sales and is saying goodbye to the

As catwalk stars criss-cross the globe for fashion week season, modelling agencies are increasingly using social media worldwide to scout out their new faces, to the alarm of some. Leading agencies s

French deputies on Friday voted to ban ultra-thin catwalk models, despite howls of protest from modelling agencies in the world's fashion capital. "Anyone whose body mass index... is below a certa

A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following criticism that the industr

Frustrated over the cancellation of Rio Fashion Week, several young models took their runway strutting to the streets, defiantly showing off the creations they had planned to wear on the catwalk. Th

Everyone in the fashion industry is aware of the blurred lines that exist between creativity and sexuality, none so more prevalent than in the modelling industry. To create amazing images and campaig

ASA, the UK advertising watchdog, has forced retailer Urban Outfitters to pull an online intimates ad from its site that featured a skinny model, claiming her "inner thigh gap" promoted an image that

It is a rare exception to the rule: the gender salary gap in the fashion industry means female models are paid more than their male counterparts for the same job. None of the dozens of buffed and