Milan Bans Too-Thin Models from Runway


 

First Faces 1 ft Abbie Lee Kershaw - Fall 2011 Milan Fashion Wee

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Italy is the first country to combat the move toward stick-figures on runways, though the issue is getting more attention after two models died from eating disorders last year. Eating disorders, particularly bulimia, are a growing problem among young Italian women. One would hope other fashion houses around the world will soon follow Milan’s progressive step in the right direction.

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