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Modelling sex in the fashion industry to being truly sexy
This personal story of an experienced model in the haute couture fashion industry tells how the sexualisation of women of all ages by the media affected her own body image. Coaxed to portray a sexualized image from an early age she finally discovers her true sexiness.
Is true beauty really in the eye of the beholder?
Everywhere we look we see versions of what women ‘should’ look like to be beautiful – but is this beauty ideal really what it means to be beautiful?
‘All that glitters’ … design trends, latest fashion and our self-worth
Is it possible that we are actually caught in this culture or cycle of having the latest and the greatest, the newest and the fastest, the hottest & the sexiest and it’s not actually what we truly want – or who we truly are?
Who are you in the latest fashion stakes?
The fashion world has launched the new year with telling us what is interesting and fashionable. Who are we in this and what is our relationship to ourselves and the dominant ideologies and opinions of the world?
Fashion styling – embracing and appreciating ourselves
Fashion Styling – Embracing and Appreciating ourselves. How do we do this on a budget and yet still find the expression we know we uniquely have?
Tattoos – more than meets the eye
Catherine reveals what she experienced as she started having her tattoo removed . . .
The not so beauty industry
When we say we are inspired by or love a certain picture of a model what is it that we love or are really aspiring towards? How can we deal with the beauty industry’s not so beautiful, but ugly force?
From choosing to be invisible to letting myself be seen
‘When I first started working in the fashion industry I worked as an invisible person. I would produce work that was highly recognised but no one knew who I was.’
‘Sexy Supermodels’ – reflections of a woman’s true inner beauty?
Sexy Supermodels! Strike a pose, how much do you allow of your true beauty to be seen?
Before and after: Kylie Jackson, on finding her true weight
Kylie’s story of how she became anorexic and her path of true healing, back to her beautiful and healthy self.
The fashion industry and true expression
Fashion that doesn’t play by the rules but comes from a livingness? For Industry Professional Adele Leung, fashion is how she lives her life.