There's no excuse for taking advantage of the innocent, and if what Alexa Chung says about her experience as a very young fashionista was like, then there's a reckoning long overdue for some more sinister elements of the fashion industry. Hopefully as more voices like Chung speak out, the riffraff of the community can be revealed and expelled, and the industry made all the better for it.
There's been a lot of talk about the dark side of modeling lately.
Now Alexa Chung is revealing some alarming experiences she had as a teenage fashionista.
"If there was a casting where some creepy man there had gone on to his flat in Ilford and you know, 'Take your clothes off. . .' and if I'd have done it, I won't tell my mom I know that's wrong. . .In hindsight I look back and think, 'Did you really need an 18-year-old girl to strip in your front room," she says to the Times. (Read More)