Image is Powerful: Supermodel Cameron Russell
Supermodel Cameron Russell gave this TED talk that my husband sent to me. She notes that image is powerful but also image is superficial. There is very little we can do to transform how we look but it has a huge impact on our lives. Her talk discourages girls from going into the field of modeling while also dispelling myths about models, beauty, and the power of image.
image from Fashion Model Directory
How do you become a model?
You win the genetic lottery and she’s the recipient of a legacy that defines beauty as tall, slender, and white. 677 models hire, less than 4% were non-white.
Can I be a model when I grow up?
Why? Be her boss instead. Models are not in charge of anything. Being a model is not a career path. Read more…