Fashion industry

10 Secrets About the Fashion Industry That Not Even Fashionistas Know

10 Secrets About the Fashion Industry That Not Even Fashionistas Know
Curiosities
year ago

When watching a fashion show, we might end up feeling confused rather than captivated because of the intricate, unwearable clothes or the frowns on the model’s faces. But a fashion show is more like an art exhibition —we may not understand it at first glance, but when we learn to contemplate the artist’s vision, we end up loving it.

I Was Roommates With a Victoria’s Secret Model — She Kept Disgusting Things in Her Room

I Was Roommates With a Victoria’s Secret Model — She Kept Disgusting Things in Her Room
People
2 months ago

A TikTok influencer, Taylor Paré, recently revealed a decade-long secret about a past “nightmare roommate.” Notably, this roommate was a well-known Victoria’s Secret model. The video, garnering a staggering 9.2 million views, captures Paré’s side of the story during her time living in New York City with the unnamed model. The internet has now dubbed the scandal as “PoopGate.”

Salma Hayek Believed She Wasn’t Able to Have Babies Until 41

Salma Hayek Believed She Wasn’t Able to Have Babies Until 41
People
3 months ago

Salma Hayek’s journey into motherhood in her forties is a significant and inspiring story, particularly in the context of Hollywood’s often youth-centric culture. Despite enjoying a successful career spanning over two decades, Hayek faced the personal challenge of wanting to become a mother, a dream she thought was slipping away due to her age.

“Even My Mom Didn’t Recognize Me,” Victoria’s Secret Angels Reveal the Shocking Truth About Their Catwalk Life

“Even My Mom Didn’t Recognize Me,” Victoria’s Secret Angels Reveal the Shocking Truth About Their Catwalk Life
People
7 months ago

Victoria’s Secret company was founded by a man, who was embarrassed to buy lingerie for his wife in a department store. Now, the brand is one of the most-recognized and successful names in the fashion industry. Two former models took to a talk-show to reveal the less glamorous side of what we know as a luxurious life of a Victoria’s Secret Angel, and many people are knocked down by the truth behind the posh image of the industry.

9 Models Who Are Breaking the Mold in the Fashion Industry

9 Models Who Are Breaking the Mold in the Fashion Industry
People
7 months ago

In recent years, the fashion industry has made efforts toward inclusivity, but more progress is needed. Today, we are witnessing a positive shift as models with diverse conditions, body types, and backgrounds are being celebrated. The extraordinary women in this article have fearlessly paved their own paths, contributing to a more inclusive fashion world, one individual at a time.

“I Lost Both Of My Legs Because Of A Tampon”, Lauren Wasser Defied the Odds and Became a Prominent Model

“I Lost Both Of My Legs Because Of A Tampon”, Lauren Wasser Defied the Odds and Became a Prominent Model
People
8 months ago

Lauren Wasser is a model and activist who has overcome incredible odds to become a prominent figure in the fashion industry. In 2012, Wasser lost both legs due to toxic shock syndrome (TSS) caused by a tampon. Despite this devastating setback, Wasser refused to let it define her. She has since become a vocal advocate for women’s health and safety, using her platform to raise awareness about the dangers of TSS and the need for better menstrual product regulation.

A Rising Star With Vitiligo Proves We Shouldn’t Worship Beauty Standards Anymore

A Rising Star With Vitiligo Proves We Shouldn’t Worship Beauty Standards Anymore
People
11 months ago

Shahad Salman’s upbringing in the holy city of Mecca was anything but ordinary. While many people there lead traditional lives, Salman has always stood out as someone who was different. Living with vitiligo, a condition characterized by a loss of pigment in patches of the skin, could have been a significant obstacle for her modeling career. However, Salman is using her unique skin pattern to challenge beauty stereotypes and promote diversity in the fashion industry.

A Girl “Who Can’t Smile” Becomes a Model and Proves Beauty Shines Through in Many Ways

A Girl “Who Can’t Smile” Becomes a Model and Proves Beauty Shines Through in Many Ways
People
year ago

When you meet Tayla, you’ll first notice her captivating eyes that shine with warmth and kindness. But if you wait for her to smile, you may be surprised. Tayla was born with an extremely rare condition.However, she didn’t let this stop her from pursuing her dreams. Against all odds, she became a successful model and proved that beauty goes beyond facial expressions. Read on to learn more about Tayla’s inspiring journey.

The Real Life Rags-to-Riches Story of Rihanna Who Went From Selling Clothes on the Street to Winning 9 Grammy Awards

The Real Life Rags-to-Riches Story of Rihanna Who Went From Selling Clothes on the Street to Winning 9 Grammy Awards
People
7 months ago

Pop icon Rihanna is a household name, and it would be difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard at least one of her hit songs. But not as many people know about the struggles she’s had to overcome in her life. While many celebrities were born into wealthy families, Rihanna had a less lavish upbringing. Despite the cards she was dealt at birth, the Barbadian singer triumphantly rose above all the challenges.

A Fashion Show Surprised Us With Unusual Dresses, and They Got Mixed Reactions on Social Media

A Fashion Show Surprised Us With Unusual Dresses, and They Got Mixed Reactions on Social Media
Curiosities
year ago

Viktor & Rolf’s collection at Paris Fashion Week was recognized for its bold and creative designs, including dresses that appeared upside-down. This created visually striking and memorable moments on the runway, emphasizing the designers’ commitment to pushing boundaries and breaking away from traditional fashion norms. And let’s say that it wasn’t your average catwalk. Read on to see what we mean.

13 Fashion Trends That You Thought Were Over but Are Actually Back

13 Fashion Trends That You Thought Were Over but Are Actually Back
Girls stuff
year ago

The fashion industry is an unpredictable place. Trends come and go, but some of them manage to stick around for decades. In the past few years, however, we’ve seen some old trends make a comeback in ways that genuinely surprised us.It’s been fun to see these quirky trends return, but they’re definitely not as easy to pull off as they used to be. Here are just a few examples of things you might have seen around town lately.

Meet Little Samuel, a Boy With a Rare Genetic Skin Condition Who Became a Supermodel

Meet Little Samuel, a Boy With a Rare Genetic Skin Condition Who Became a Supermodel
People
year ago

Piebaldism is a rare genetic condition that can affect people of all nations and run in entire families. The most outstanding feature that people with this condition have in their appearance is a triangular patch of hair that doesn’t have any color pigment, typically located on people’s foreheads. Our featured hero today is a 9-year-old boy named Samuel Silva who has piebaldism just like his mom, but his condition was turned into a beautiful accessory that he now rocks as a model.

Dylan and Cole Sprouse, the Disney Brothers Who Walked Away From Fame to Discover Their Own Path

Dylan and Cole Sprouse, the Disney Brothers Who Walked Away From Fame to Discover Their Own Path
People
year ago

Their stunts were the hottest thing to watch in the 2000s, and they became very successful at an age when most kids lead a normal life. We’re talking about the Sprouse twins, who you may remember from The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. After years as stars and teenage millionaires, they decided to disappear, so they could live, at least for a while, as strangers in a big city.

11 Modeling Secrets That Reveal What’s Really Behind Beautiful Fashion Photos

11 Modeling Secrets That Reveal What’s Really Behind Beautiful Fashion Photos
Girls stuff
year ago

Many people think that the only thing the fashion industry requires from models is keeping their body in shape through dieting and working out. So, they only have to walk the runway, attract attention, and pose in front of cameras in the meantime. However, it’s not that simple. We’ve decided to take a look behind the scenes of the modeling business, and we found out what models have to do to be successful in their profession.

“Different” Doesn’t Mean “Deficient”, How a Model With Albinism Knocks Down False Beauty Stereotypes

“Different” Doesn’t Mean “Deficient”, How a Model With Albinism Knocks Down False Beauty Stereotypes
People
year ago

Today’s beauty world is dictating strict and twisted standards in a way that leaves many people feel out of place. This is why there has been an extreme need to dispel these superficial labels and let people be themselves, feeling comfortable in their own natural bodies. Thando Hopa is one of these beautiful and brave people who have stepped forward to shake the oppressive beauty standards and help the world see beauty in inclusive traits.

Model at 71, How Rosa Saito Smashes All Age and Beauty Stereotypes and Ignites the World of Fashion

Model at 71, How Rosa Saito Smashes All Age and Beauty Stereotypes and Ignites the World of Fashion
People
year ago

Beauty standards that are accepted in today’s fashion world, sometimes resemble an imaginary cage. People who want to devote their life to the fashion industry must comply with so many rules regarding their age, appearance, and even behavior, that it’s becoming really oppressive for society. That’s why it’s always good news when we find out that the stereotypes have been ditched again and again, and there are some models who dare to challenge the whole industry.

11 Little Things You Can Do to Make the World a Better Place

11 Little Things You Can Do to Make the World a Better Place

We all want to do what we can to improve and help the world. But maybe we don’t realize that the little things in our daily lives, like our shopping habits, can have a huge impact — and help us be healthier too. Anything from where we shop, the produce we buy, and what we do with unwanted items can be turned around to benefit the earth. We at Bright Side wanted to share these ideas for little things you can try to make the world a better place.

A Dad, Inspired by His Trans Daughter, Designs Swimsuits to Make Her and Other Children Feel Comfortable and Safe

A Dad, Inspired by His Trans Daughter, Designs Swimsuits to Make Her and Other Children Feel Comfortable and Safe
People
2 years ago

A father’s love for his kid can be so powerful that he manage to venture into an unknown world. This is exactly what Jamie Alexander did when he began to design swimsuits that would make his transgender child feel comfortable and practical while swimming and doing gymnastics. This love and dedication are now reflected in his brand, RUBIES, which exports bikinis for transgender girls all over the world.

12 Models Who Still Rock the Runway After 50 and Prove Age Is Just a Number

12 Models Who Still Rock the Runway After 50 and Prove Age Is Just a Number
People
2 years ago

Runway models usually start their careers at a very young age and retire in their thirties. But nowadays, the fashion industry is becoming more and more inclusive, and we can see older models during fashion week more often. Some of them are old-school supermodels returning to the catwalk, while others began modeling at an older age.

20+ Pics Show Us the Evolution of Fashion Models Over the Centuries

20+ Pics Show Us the Evolution of Fashion Models Over the Centuries
Curiosities
year ago

In an industry so prone to change, such as the fashion industry, it’s only natural to expect that the role of a model would adapt to such circumstances. What was once an ephemeral, low-paid job and not the smartest career choice is now a multi-million dollar industry today, with models’ careers successfully spanning over decades. From ’’fashion dolls’’ and ’’live mannequins’’ to supermodels of the ’90s, we are taking a look back at the very beginning of fashion modeling.

15+ Cool Inventions Made From Natural Materials That May Brighten Our Future

15+ Cool Inventions Made From Natural Materials That May Brighten Our Future
Design
2 years ago

Today we throw away more than 20,000 plastic bottles every second, not to mention other garbage and industrial waste. And only 7% of them are recycled, the rest go to landfills and into the ocean. But thankfully, there are enough enthusiasts who struggle to reduce our environmental footprint and are trying to make this cause of eco-disasters into really fantastic inventions and even objects of art. We at Bright Side found 19 inventions proving that sustainability and social responsibility have become a new trend today. And that is a good reason for being hopeful for a brighter future.

Stylists Are Showing Off a New Beauty Ideal That’s Way More Appealing Than the Regular Instagram Face

Stylists Are Showing Off a New Beauty Ideal That’s Way More Appealing Than the Regular Instagram Face
Curiosities
3 years ago

Women’s beauty is multifaceted, and the idea of it changes, depending on the era, country, and individual opinion. But still, there are common, trendy standards created in the present time as well. In the ’90s, slim girls with pale skin were at the peak of popularity. After that, the world was introduced to Lara Croft who brought on the trend of having an athletic body, plump lips, and a small nose. Later, the world came face to face with the curvy body and particular facial features thanks to Kim Kardashian. Today, deliberate ideality and oversized body parts are slowly moving into the past. They were pushed back by the more round “noble face” type and natural beauty, which are now coming into the foreground.

15+ Illustrations That Capture the Problems We Face as Women When Getting Dressed

15+ Illustrations That Capture the Problems We Face as Women When Getting Dressed
Girls stuff
3 years ago

The great lie of the 20th century was, without a doubt, one size fits all clothing. Who on Earth came up with this idea? Thankfully, people like Natalia Sabransky know better. This Argentinian illustrator used her drawing skills to share the difficulties and contradictions with the world that we girls face in the fitting room, in our closet, and actually, anywhere on the streets. After all, it’s crazy to think that the fashion industry can only see one type of body. But that’s precisely the strength of Sabransky’s illustrations: they break the illusion of the perfect body according to fashion standards and show us just how diverse bodies can be. It was about time someone talked about this, to be honest!

11 Men Who Are Not Afraid to Live in the Shadow of Their Powerful Women

11 Men Who Are Not Afraid to Live in the Shadow of Their Powerful Women
People
3 years ago

We often hear people say that behind every great man, always stands a great woman. But things don’t have to be that way all the time. Especially nowadays, there are many examples of couples where women have become more famous or powerful than their significant others. Think about Meryl Streep, Queen Elizabeth II, or Serena Williams, who are leaders in their fields. They all share a great personality and a breathtaking charisma. But they also have great companions who do not seek or want to steal the spotlight from them, and who support their careers.

Sisters Show What Famous Characters Would Like in Real Life Using Only Vintage Clothing

Sisters Show What Famous Characters Would Like in Real Life Using Only Vintage Clothing
Girls stuff
3 years ago

Did you ever wonder how Winnie the Pooh would dress if he were a real person? Or what the Disney villains would wear out in the real world? British twins Danielle and Nicole did, so they decided to do something about it. These and many other questions were answered in their Instagram account where they post pictures of themselves wearing vintage clothes that our favorite animated characters would likely wear today.

Stylists Transform People, Terrifically Proving Anyone Can Look Like a Star

Stylists Transform People, Terrifically Proving Anyone Can Look Like a Star
Girls stuff
2 years ago

Konstantin Bogomolov is the #1 stylist in Riga. He has been helping men and women of different ages find their own unique looks for more than 30 years. Konstantin also runs the Bogomolov Image School for aspiring fashion industry specialists. Under the guidance of their experienced teacher, pupils work on transforming their clients’ appearances, learn the basics of the profession, and develop their own unique style in the world of fashion.

9 Dangerous Fashion and Beauty Trends That People Used to Follow

9 Dangerous Fashion and Beauty Trends That People Used to Follow
Curiosities
6 months ago

The term fashion victim, that has been used in the recent past, suggests that the fashion industry is responsible for forming our lives and our views based on what’s “in” style. However, people in the previous centuries were much more controlled by fashion than we are today. When something was trending they were obligated to wear it, especially if they were at a certain social status. This means that they followed trends and cultural practices that were not only uncomfortable, but also dangerous for their well-being.