Natalia Zurowski & Jasmine Chorley
December is a time for reflection, and catching up.
We've had a wonderful year at The Business Model and it's all thanks to our wonderful readers. Your thoughtful comments and emails keep us inspired to bring you only the very best content.
Here are our favourite and most popular pieces of 2014. Curl up with your iPad and catch up with what you may have missed!
Interview with Jade Willoughby - In our most popular interview of the year, TBM Editor Jasmine Chorley spoke with Canadian model Jade Willoughby about her successful trip to Mumbai, as well as Gunita Stobe, Director of Anima Creatives, Jade's Indian representation.
Should I go on Accutane? - Editor Natalia Zurowski reflects on the painful experience of having "bad" skin and weighs the costs and benefits of taking Accutane.
The New Tokyo - In this piece on the Tokyo market, TBM observed this summer that it isn't enough to bank on being the adorable blonde anymore. Tokyo has changed and TBM explores the new trends in model looks.
Models Covering January - The Business Model ran the numbers on nationality, skin colour, age, and measurements for the 24 January 2014 covers that featured a model.
Models under arrest in Beijing - Our top news story of 2014 was the May arrest of models working illegally in China. TBM broke the story and it was later picked up by The New York Times, Style.com, The Telegraph, etc.
Interview with Claire Dawe-McCord - IMG new face Claire Dawe-McCord is only fifteen years old, but certainly has a bright future ahead of her. TBM chats with her about her first trip to Tokyo.
Started From The Bottom: 6 Top Models Rocky Roads to Success - Hilary Rhoda, Lara Stone, and Joan Smalls are at the top of their game, but they all had set backs. Even during your lowest moments, you're not alone. Great careers aren't smooth and don't happen overnight.
Makeup for Castings - Julia Stone's Beauty Guides were a new addition to TBM in 2014. This must-read guide takes you through the basics of casting make-up. (P.S. Julia was featured on Into The Gloss this year as well.)
Thanks for a wonderful year, and here's to 2015!
What was your favourite TBM story this year? Tell us in the comments!