Tag Archives: glamour

When is young too young?

25 Aug

That big fashion names like to use young models to star in their campaigns is a fact. Their beauty and flawless skin makes the picture, and therefore the product, look more attractive to possible buyers. However, lately I have been noticing a trend of very young models and actresses. Fourteen year old girls pose in high heels and are covered in make up selling products to women that are double their age.

At the age of fourteen, actress and now model Hailee Steinfeld poses for the Italian (and amazing!) brand Miu Miu in high heels, a skirt and is carrying a purse. To me however, she looks more like a child dressed up in her (grand)ma’s clothes. And she is supposed to sell me, and not other fourteen-year-olds who cannot afford such a brand, these clothes.

Dakota Fanning, who is seventeen but looks like a girl rather than a woman, is selling Jacob’s new fragrance for women┬áposing with a big fragrance bottle between her legs. Appropriate for a seventeen year old?

But it runs in the family…Thirteen year old little sister Elle Fanning poses as a true model in Marie Claire, including high heels and make up.

However, we don’t have to turn to magazines only to enjoy these super young models.┬áThese ‘babies of fashion’ can also be found on many red carpet and other Hollywood events.

Chloe Moretz (14) looks very comfortable in her high heels and mini dress sitting front row.

Even though these girls are exposed to fame, glamour and the media, should they be acting like grown women at such a young age? Tell me what you think!

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Glamour Woman Of The Year Awards Best Dressed

8 Jun

Glamour’s annual Woman of the Year awards have come and gone and they were a big success! Even though there were definitely some cases of fashion faux pas (we won’t mention any names), there were some beautiful outfits on beautiful women (and the occasional man).

And the winners are:

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Fearne Cotton

Jo Elvin

Lily Aldridge and Caleb Followill

Jessie J

Ellie Goulding

Matthew Morrison

Gemma Arterton

The actual awards went to:

-Designer of the year: Sarah Burton

-TV Personality of the year: Dannii Minogue

-Breakthrough of the year: Ellie Goulding

-Accessory designer of the year: Victoria Beckham

-Radio personality of the year: Fearne Cotton

-Entrepreneur of the year: Kim Kardashian

-Film actress of the year: Gemma Arterton

-Woman of tomorrow: Jessie J

-Editor’s special award: Rosie Huntington Whiteley