Quotes by: Cameron Russell
I usually decide what to wear in the morning, but sometimes, I'll have a favorite coat or sweater or shoes, and I'll wear them everyday for a week!
Usually, TED only invites the most accomplished and famous people in the world to give talks.
My first day of high school, I wore brown boys' corduroys that my mom had sewn Sesame Street elastic into - they were my coolest pants - and a lime green Patagonia fleece that my mom found at Goodwill. I loved fleece.
I've had a few conversations with people who are horrified: who tell me my work is demeaning, is sexist, is negative.
My mum never told me that I was beautiful when I was a kid - and I didn't read magazines or watch MTV, so I had no real consciousness about it all.
Women are often worried about how they look, and that's not superficial. We know that our appearance has nothing to do with how smart, creative, or hardworking we are, but it plays powerfully into what society decides we are worth.
The rise of the Internet and the camera phone have started to change what stories are accessible.
When you're looking through a magazine, you'd think every single person's a different person, but every third girl is actually the same girl in a different outfit and makeup.
Statistics show that diversity in the media is pretty dismal. Critical voices from women and people of color are missing from many important conversations.
The real way I became a model is I won a genetic lottery, and I became the recipient of a legacy.
I think it's cooler when girls have favorite pieces of clothing rather than an entirely new wardrobe every few months.
If I ever had needed to put together a CV, it would be quite short. Like many young people, I'd highlight my desire to work hard.
If you are ever wondering, 'If I have thinner thighs and shinier hair will I be happier?' you just need to meet a group of models because they have the thinnest thighs and the shiniest hair and the coolest clothes and they're the most physically insecure women on the planet.
Sometimes, great collaboration is hard to nurture online, so doing so offline is the way to go.
Like many young people, I believe I have potential to make a positive impact in the world.
I have no idea what advantages I truly get, but I know people talk to me and give me time of day because they like how I look.
My style is definitely not ladylike - frills and bows kinda scare me - but I like the military look because I love that olive green khaki color.