The Child Model Bill (sponsored by The Model Alliance) has passed both the NY Senate and the Assembly - it's becoming law! Coco Rocha said, “I could not be happier. If the Model Alliance never achieves anything else, this was monumental.” The New York Times reports:
The New York State Legislature approved a measure Wednesday night that would recognize fashion models under the age of 18 as child performers for print and runway work, a step that has the potential, if signed into law, to alter not only hiring practices in the fashion industry, but also the overall look of models appearing at Fashion Week.
Read all about this revolutionary new change to the NYC fashion industry here.