10 Unique models who are changing the world of fashion and beauty
Forget those beautiful, perfect supermodels that earn the attention of men as much as women. Fashion increasingly looks at the “defect”, the “imperfect”, the “different”; this world is saturated with perfection and with people who want to believe they have reached it. Social media abounds with more or less successful attempts to appear perfect.
The solution? Enhance those shapes and colors for too many years discarded, shadowed by radiant beauties. These girls are those unique models who managed to find the courage to start the new future of fashion.
Tess Holliday has always dreamt to be a model, but she never had a perfect body dictated by the catwalk. Still, this did not discourage her in trying to fulfill her desire. In her own way, today she is a professional model appreciated by many photographers and stylists.
Melanie Gaydos was born with ectodermal dysplasia, a disease that alters the development of bones and cartilage tissue. Her very particular face, however, is the symbol of failure of beauty standards.
Diandra Forrest is an Afro-American albino model. As a child, she was bullied by her appearance, but her life changed when she was noticed by photographer Shameer Khan.
Model Jillian Mercado has been living in a wheelchair for 17 years due to muscular dystrophy. Her career in the fashion world started with a simple blog.
Who said that the career of a model ends very early? That of Daphne Selfe has been going on for over 60 years: she started it at the age of 20 and today she is 90!
What is the peculiarity of Allison? The biggest eyes ever…
Winnie Harlow is no longer ashamed to show her body marked by vitiligo, a disease characterized by pigment-free skin areas. As a child she was bullied by her appearance, but today this characteristic makes her famous (and recognizable!) all over the world.
Viktoria was born with an problem in the left leg, due to a medical mistake during delivery. After countless operations, doctors decided to amputate this leg. This did not compromise girl’s modeling career: she uses different prostheses that even suit her looks!
Shaun Ross is an albino Afro-American model with a deformation of the nose. Dealed with discrimination when a child, later he managed to enter the dance corps in a Beyoncé video.
“I have too much imagination to be just a single gender,” says one of the few models able to pose in both male and female garments.
Based on: curioctopus.it