22 August 2011

Model Monday: Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau

For centuries, women have been striving to look youthful. From the arsenic powder-users of old to the obsessive moisturizers and botox-aficionados of today, we as women want to look young. Youth equals beauty. Culture revolves around it, countless agencies cater to it, and millions chase after it. If only Ponce de Leon had truly found the fountain of youth when he arrived in America.
   The fashion industry especially revolves around youth culture. High-paced, erratic, constantly changing, youth makes the fashion world go round. But, are we taking it too far, especially now that the new face of fashion seems to be a ten year old? Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau has already graced the pages of Paris vogue, striking poses that seem a bit too old for her If you looks back on one of her many photo shoots (this girl's got quite an impressive resume for one so young!), you can find that most of the editorials she does seem quite mature.  Psychologically, this cannot be good for one so young. 

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