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18ways to be cast as a model

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"Real-people casting" is decidedly not a new trend — by this point, it's been employed by everyone from Dove to Lanvin to Uniqlo to V, which put a regular Jane on its cover in 2002 — but it shows no signs of slowing down.Last week, DKNYcast "real New Yorkers" in its fall ads, Marc by Marc Jacobs recently found its campaign faces on social media, and Cara Delevingne is scouring Instagram for new models. So we decided to try to figure out what, exactly, it takes to make it as a "real-person" model. (Make sure to take "real" with a healthy dose of salt here.) 1. Have a hair color that falls on the Crayola end of the spectrum. (Like our sassy blue-haired friend in the Marc by Marc Jacobs campaign, or the dude in the DKNY campaign.) 2. Have five or more hyphens in your job title. Sample: DJ-entrepreneur-kiteboarder–vegan baker–filmmaker. (Or this Lanvin model, who described herself as a "musician, activist, and podcaster.") 3. Have a gap t…

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Fall fashion trends 2014...let's go!

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Fashion trends: whether you want to follow them, ignore them, or rebel against them entirely, the one thing you can’t do is deny their existence. They are alway there, always influencing and always evolving. It’s our position that there are no set rules or laws that govern the realm of fashion. There’s nothing you must buy or must do, and there’s certainly nothing – ever – that you absolutely cannot do. If you love something, wear it, and that goes for whether it’s a trend fresh off the runways or not.The fall / winter 2014 fashion trends are no different. Still on the horizon, they’ll yet march onto the runways, onto the shelves, and into our wardrobes. As always, we’re here to tell you what they are and offer advice on how to wear them – should you choose to. And as always, we hope to inform and inspire, but never to dictate. Fashion is your playground. Im just showing you the latest toysKey themes.Punk fashionAccording to forecasting agency Trendstop, punk fashion will continue to …