Fashion goes for gap teeth and attitude as quirky becomes the new beautiful

There is a long-held view, encouraged by the airbrush, that beauty has to be flawless. But the latest round of fashion weeks, which began in New York last week, is already showing a distinct trend towards a new type of model good looks. Quirky, it seems, is chic. Perfection is out and kooky is in, […]

For Fashion Models, Quirk Is In

But in casting sessions for New York Fashion Week, it seems the most coveted look isn’t from a particular region or defined by a body type. To stand out as a model now, one needs to have a flaw. “You want to be intrigued by a certain characteristic or feature you’re not used to seeing,” said […]