Monthly Archives: September 2006

Madrid's Revolucion Fashionista – Current mood: Over It

You may have caught wind of the “trend” taking the fashion industry by storm these past two weeks. The governments of Italy, Spain, and England have each in some form chastised the fashion industry for their use of “rail-thin” models and perpetuating unhealthy images of women through our society.

It comes as no shock that many people are suddenly up in arms about this issue, assailing designers for participating in the practice of hiring the uber-thin for their runway shows. For example, here is a New York Times article on the subject: Continue reading

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