Model Stereotypes

February 12, 2017

Preamble: what’s a job? After all I’ve always thought a job basically is (or defines) WHAT YOU DO, not WHAT YOU ARE. I mean, mine is not holy rule but just a general opinion. I grew up with a dad… he was a lathe turner in a big factory (wait, “was” ‘cause now retired!), he worked so hard every day, but when he came back home, not a single word…

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Models Casting

February 7, 2017

It happens for some girls whose castings don’t go the way they expect or just hope to feel low, dejected, fall in tears. Most of the times they’re very young, so, you know, it happens to be kind of more “emotional” at that age, but as a model, it can always happen a moment when you just want to close in your own room and to fall in tears. It’s…

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Vanessa Axente @ Vogue Japan February 2016 cover by Patrick Demarchelier – I feel there’s a huge disturbance in the force

February 1, 2017

I still have to do the post about Vanessa Axente @ Vogue Italia December 2012 by… no, really, why should I write by who?, and considering it’s almost January I actually don’t know if I’m going to do it or not, but I have to say something caught my attention in an even more powerful way. Sure, that doesn’t mean reasons are “positive” or anything in that enthusiastic direction, but……

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Real Women, Real Beauties

January 12, 2017

Words have a meaning; I mean, if to say something you use certain words instead of some others a reason there must be – and in fact there is. One of the most inflated, hackneyed and used at random words in fashion is “anorexia”. I won’t write too much today ‘cause after all that’s not the real point, but you know, if “the industry”  uses it to have something to…

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