The New Generation of Model Activists Makes Fashion Political

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There are two ways to use the platform provided by success in the fashion world: Use the visibility to generate headlines, social buzz, and sponsored posts, or take the opportunity to promote something bigger than a brand.

Thanks to political urgency and the changing nature of the modeling industry, more models are choosing the latter approach and finding ways to use their fame to give back: by tackling issues of diversity, body image, and representation head on.

Led by trailblazers like supermodel and Every Mother Counts founder Christy Turlington Burns; the Model Alliance founder Sara Ziff; and climate change activist Cameron Russell, the new generation of runway stars is passionate about making a difference.

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