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Weird Catfight: Victoria's Secret Model Disses Taylor Swift

Says she couldn't make it as a model

(Newser) - Taylor Swift performed at Wednesday night's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show—and according to one VS model, that's the only way the singer would ever make it onto the catwalk. Asked if Swift could make it as a model for the lingerie company, Jessica Hart said bluntly, "... More »

Modeling First: Mile-Long Runway

Copenhagen Fashion Week catwalk will break record

(Newser) - Models at Copenhagen’s Fashion Week will get a serious workout while doing their job: The record-breaking runway is one mile long. Helena Christensen will cut the ribbon Aug. 14 and 220 models will walk its length, Vogue reports. The “World’s Greatest Catwalk,” as it’s being... More »

Models Boycott High-Heel 'Stilts'

It's an issue of workplace safety, say top catwalkers

(Newser) - Three top models are refusing to teeter on limb-threatening 12-inch spike heels in catwalk shows. The models refused to appear in Alexander McQueen's latest show because of his impossible-to-wear "armadillo" shoes and "workplace safety" concerns. A British shoe designer sympathized with the models. "It'd be like walking... More »

UK Stylist Quits Over 'Average Size' Runway Models

Designer Mark Fast responds to complaints about starving catwalkers

(Newser) - A London stylist quit in a snit after a fashion designer chose three "average size" models for his runway show, reports the Guardian. Mark Fast, known for his body-hugging mini-dresses, used three models sizes 8 and 10 to show off his collection yesterday. The move followed a warning by... More »

Here Comes the Robot Bride

(Newser) - A Japanese fashion designer has enlisted a humanoid robot to model wedding dresses on the runway, the Sun reports. The robot, “Miim,” took to the catwalk like a pro, strutting and casting glances at the audience like her human counterparts. “We hope she can work in fashion... More »

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