• 8 Life Lessons We've Learned from America's Next Top Model

    10 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    You wanna be on top? As it turns out, it's about a lot more than learning to “find your light” and not fall in front of Tyra Banks. Since its premiere in 2003, America's Next Top Model has shown us that you don't need to fit the cookie-cutter model archetype to make it in the fashion world. A successful modeling career is about way more than your appearance - it's about your fortitude. To celebrate the brand-new cycle of America's Next Top Model - airing Tuesdays at 8/7c on VH1 - as well as Tyra's triumphant return to the series, we're taking a look back at the most essential life lessons...
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  • Tyra Banks Has A Message For The Fashion Industry: ‘Race Is Not A Trend'

    Tyra Banks Has A Message For The Fashion Industry: ‘Race Is Not A Trend'

    10 monthes ago - By Essence

    It was recently announced that Tyra Banks is returning as the host of America's Next Top Model for its 24th season, and since the exciting news, the former supermodel has been making her press rounds to talk about the upcoming season of the reality model competition.
    During a Q&A with AOL's Build Series, Banks was asked about redefining beauty standards and changing racially insensitive ad campaigns in the fashion industry. Banks responded, "is liberal and cyclical, and trends, Oh, it's a black-girl season! Oh, it's a Brazilian season! OK, now where are they? Oh, it's the Russians! Oh, now...
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