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Advocates for models’ labor rights can put another feather in their Saint Laurent cap today, as British Vogue has just announced that they’ve signed a 10-point code of conduct with UK trade union Equity to govern their treatment of models. But how effective will it be? And is there any hope of industry leaders and magazine editors in the USA following suit?
There is no shortage of misconceptions about how much models get paid to walk runway shows during New York Fashion Week. But now, thanks to organizations like The Model Alliance and increased online scrutiny, some of them are starting to get cleared up.
The Model Alliance has released a sobering report detailing some of the the dangers that the modeling industry’s lack of regulation imposes on workers’ health and safety.