Models can be tough to empathize with. Just look at them — they must have it easy. So when talk of a new documentary about what it’s really like to be a model comes up, the knee-jerk reaction is typically an eye roll and a ticking off the familiar tropes: Dieting is no picnic? You don’t say.
But presumptions aside, the day-to-day life of this industry’s top catwalkers is largely a mystery. Manon Leloup, the 22-year-old French model, one of the most in-demand girls in recent years (she walked in 37 fall shows), recently codirected a new documentary with Niels Benoist titled “Speaking Dolls” (now available on Vimeo). For More