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Dispatches From the Real World: The Model Alliance

The Model Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving models a voice in the American fashion industry. We made this, our first-ever campaign video, thanks to B2PRO and Bunker Media. Featuring models Coco Rocha, Angela Highsmith, Jessica Clark, Zach Zimmerman, Alexey Galetskiy, and Edmond Roosendaal, along with Model Alliance board members Sara Ziff, Jenna Sauers, Susan Scafidi, and Doriwan Warren. Directed by Sara Ziff. Produced by Ruy Sánchez Blanco. Music by John Fort&e…

The Avengers Paper Toys - by China Paper Model Alliance - Very nice paper toy versions of the Avengers, like as real vinyl paper toys. These cool paper toys are from China Paper Model Alliance site. Thanks to 曾基歪 for all those cool paper models.

What Model Doc Girl Model Reveals About the Fashion Industry, and What the Model Alliance is Doing About It [June 2012]

The model Sara Ziff started a non-profit organization “The Model Alliance“,to defend girls rights, which are working on the fashion industry. She told to the “Business Insider” that the industry has no regulation and there is a big presence of exploitation on minors, sexual harassment, drugs and problems food. Thus, a sample of 85 models, “The Model Alliance” has identified that more than a half had problems with cocaine, suffered from depression or was forced to weaken the extreme. Here…

Great read about THE MODEL ALLIANCE and how it is protecting the new generation of models. Backed by top models like Mila Jovovich and Coco Rocha, this group is sure to keep the industry safe for young models in this competitive industry.

Sara is besides a model (she worked for a.o. Chanel, Prada, Vuitton, CK, Stella McCartney and Marc Jacobs), also an award winning filmmaker, advocate for improved labor conditions in the model industry and executive director of labor group The Model Alliance.

Sara Ziff is a model and documentary-maker, and the founder of Model Alliance The Problem With Fashion was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 28 November at 20:45 GMT Amy Lemons, Sara Ziff, Linda Vojtova, and Jeisa Chiminazzo

The prevalence of too-thin models in fashion has historically been an issue that many industry players talk about, sure — but despite efforts from organizations like the CFDA and model-run Model Alliance, rarely do we actually see any changes on the...

"For a long time, the modeling industry has promoted the negative ideal that very thin, white teenaged girls equal high-end beauty," says Sara Ziff