i think i have finally outgrown this blog/tumblr
No, it’s not too old! I know it can be a little discouraging when you hear all these top models talk about being scouted at 14 and shooting Prada campaigns at 15 but I really think we are in the beginnings of a shift away from this. You should give it a shot if modeling is what you want to do.
It’s still on my blog! But here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dwhuCghGJE
They thought I was too young. Yet this is an industry that fetishizes youth. However because I wasn’t a tall, skinny, hot model, it wasn’t a youth they were comfortable with. A magazine editor turned to me at a show where we were seated next to each other and asked ‘When do you go to school?’, and I felt like saying ‘When do your models go to school?’