kering is pledging to only hire models over the age of 18
With a stable of luxury brands that includes Balenciaga, Saint Laurent and Gucci, the decision marks a major step forward for models’ rights.
former balenciaga casting director responds to accusations of model mistreatment
Maida Gregori Boina calls reports of ‘sadistic and cruel’ treatment ‘inaccurate and libelous’ following her dismissal by Balenciaga, as models come forward to corroborate details reported by whistleblower James Scully.
balenciaga condemns model mistreatment as industry figures speak out
The French house has dropped the casting agency implicated in ‘sadistic and cruel’ treatment of models, as top industry names break culture of silence to speak out.
top casting director reports ‘sadistic and cruel’ treatment of models in paris
James Scully, the man behind Stella McCartney and Tom Ford’s casting, has posted allegations of models being left in a dark stairwell, and racist casting requirements.