Because body image is sooo hot right now! But let’s get down to nitty gritty….We are frequently asked to talk, lecture or exhibit, but just can’t meet the demand. It seems everyone wants to chat about personal identity these days.
TOMORROW’S future creatives bring an understanding of the power of image and enlightened practice to their work TODAY in our national competition Diversity NOW! In association with i-D Magazine, sponsored by Succeed Foundation and supported by Arts Thread and Graduate Fashion Week.
Former All Walks model Laura Catterall has covered French Cosmopolitan’s April issue. Her curves are beautifully displayed by the 50′s style shoot. All Walks is proud to have introduced Laura to London designer Mark Fast in 2010; he subsequently booked her to walk in his catwalk show alongside other “plus size” models, including Hayley Morley. [...]
Self-described as a ‘Trojan Horse,’ make-up artist Kay Montano is a modern-day feminist with a passion for diversity; displaying an aversion to ‘born Barbie’ culture, she’s definitely not interested in ‘keeping up with the Kardashians’. Sandwiched between her feminist views and the aesthetically orientated world of make-up, Kay carefully balances the two seemingly contradictory forces: [...]
The ‘retouching’ of imagery is all around us; the process is used to ‘perfect’ most, if not every, photograph within the media. Natural beauty is often disguised by the detailed manipulation of ‘imperfections’ during the post-production process, producing a glamorous illusion of many icons in our culture. Magazine editors have argued that the reasoning behind [...]
For their S/S collection – that was showcased as part of their winning Fashion Fringe entry, design duo Fyodor Podogrny and Golan Frydman (together forming FYODOR GOLAN) decided to break fashionable conventions by selecting All Walk’s very own mature model Valerie Pain to showcase their collection. “This s/s we were looking for the essence of [...]
Newest Miss Representation Trailer from Miss Representation. MissRepresentation is a campaign that seeks to expose how society in general, and young women in particular, are being sold by the media the concept that the value of women and girls lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality. The trailor for the campaign’s eponymous film, a 2011 [...]
Whatever shape you are, whatever age you are, the women in this post show that being unique is the most beautiful trend to have emerged from fashion week, and I hope you can use this inspiration to embrace your individuality with pride.
So, it’s the night before London Fashion Week and the parties have already started! TODAY, All Walks co-founder Erin O’Connor launched The Model Sanctuary 2011 to the press. And All Walks went to pay a visit and to support this brilliant sister organisation which nurtures models and students during London Fashion Week. Whilst we were [...]
Of course you would look at her, sashaying through the streets of Milan in her electric blue heels. She’s elegant, that’s for sure. Stylish? Definitely. But curvy? That seems to have hit a nerve. When esteemed photo-blogger Scott Schuman ‘The Sartorialist’ recently described one of his street style subjects ‘sturdy’ and ‘curvy’, the omnipresent size [...]