BY Ellyn Kail
on Jan 30, 2014
“What is between my legs is not thoroughly who I am. If gender is black and white, I’m grey,” says Ryley Pogensky, a gender queer model participating in Barney’s New York’s new campaign. Pogensky is one of almost twenty transgender and gender queer models featured in the catalog and ad images, shot by the legendary Bruce Weber.
Each model has a story to tell, hailing from communities across the globe. Culturally, socio-economically, and even professionally—some are not professional models—they compose a richly diverse group. Read More
Watch models Karen Elson and Raquel Zimmerman awkwardly dance to Pitbull's "I Know You Want Me" dressed head to toe in Lanvin's F/W 2011-2012 collection. This video is amazing on so many levels. The clothes are gorgeous, but I'm really kind of excited to see Karen Elson, one of my favorite models and overall fabulous redheads, shaking her groove thang. Somehow this song reminds me of my attempt to dance hip hop at junior high dances so long ago. I'm glad to know even models look semi awkward dancing to these kind of rump shaker songs. Read More