New ‘Anti’ Fashion Modeling Agency Debuts Its Stunning Avant-Garde Stars Of All Sizes And Backgrounds
A New York City modeling agency is defying fashion stereotypes, one arresting beauty at a time. The Anti-Agency, which began four years ago in the UK, has launched its New York City branch, eager to represent personalities deemed to strong for the roster of a classic modeling company. On its catalog of models are gender-bending fashion fans, a punk musician, and a member of one of New York City’s best-known all-female skating crew The Skate Kitchen. Continue reading »
8-Year-Old “Siberian Snow White” Surprises Modeling Agencies With Unique Beauty, Gets Flooded With Offers
Meet Nariyana – an 8-year-old albino girl that is stunning modeling agencies from all over. Nicknamed the Siberian ‘Snow White’ because of her stunning pale hair and fair complexion, Nariyana lives in Yakutia, Siberia. Out of her whole family, she is the only one with blonde hair and the first albino from both sides of the family. Continue reading »
Outside of the Olympics and synchronized swimming competitions, it’s fairly rare to see swimming caps these days. It’s rarer still to see swim caps that give the illusion that the bather has two faces. But these poolside headpieces were all the rage in 1959, when LIFE featured them in a fashion story called “Two-faced Swimmers in Crazy Caps.” Continue reading »
Yasmina Rossi is revolutionizing the modeling industry while simultaneously empowering women everywhere. The 59-year-old began her job as a model when she was in her late 20s—a time when most professionals are seen as too old and are forced to retire. Continue reading »
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Connie-Rose Seabourne, a 23-month-old little girl in the UK with Down syndrome, has always received comments from her mother Julie’s friends for her beautiful smile. After they told her that she should try contacting a modeling agency, she did. Now, Connie has two contracts and is becoming a popular toddler model! Continue reading »
U.S. Marine Alex Minsky lost his leg and nearly died in Afghanistan three years ago, when he and his fellow Marines fell victim to a roadside bomb. After recovering from a coma and learning to use his new prosthetic leg, the Purple Heart recipient fell into depression and started drinking. Then his younger brother died unexpectedly. His drinking and depression got worse.
He challenged himself to abstain from drinking for one day. That happened to be the day he was discovered by a photographer. Minsky, now 24, has since been posing for photos, showing off his tattoos, muscles and his war injuries.
“Just because I don’t have a leg doesn’t mean it’s going to slow me down,” Minsky said. “I want people to look at me and not give up. Not quit.” Continue reading »