Fashion giants LVMH and Kering ban size zero models

FILE PHOTO: A model presents a creation by French designer Lea Peckre as part of her Spring/Summer 2015 women’s ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week September 23, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – French fashion companies Kering and LVMH will stop hiring excessively thin models worldwide under a new charter developed in response to continued criticism the industry encourages eating disorders. France banned ultra-thin models under a 2015 law though it only stipulated models needed a doctor’s note attesting to their health based on age, weight and body shape….

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Mistreatment of models is fashion’s Groundhog Day

Monday 3 April 2017 16.56 BSTLast modified on Monday 3 April 2017 22.00 BST I have been reading a lot recently about how models are treated really badly. I thought this had been sorted out ages ago. Charles, by email Yes, mysterious, isn’t it? Rather like how we sorted out that fashion magazines were no longer going to feature skinny models. And yet here we are again, with models complaining about how horrendously they are treated, and magazines not exactly lacking in visible hip bones. Huh. It’s almost like the fashion industry ……

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Samantha Cameron models her debut clothing line in Vogue as she reveals her plans to crack the British fashion industry

Since she exited Downing Street in July, speculation has been rife over what Samantha Cameron will turn her hand to next. And fans now finally have an answer, as the so-called First Lady of Fashion has just unveiled her latest venture, a clothing line, in a stunning shoot in Vogue magazine. Mrs Cameron’s label, named Cefinn, has been kept closely under wraps until now and the debut collection, which will feature 40 pieces, is to be stocked at Net-a-Porter and Selfridges as well as on its eponymous website. +5 Samantha Cameron models a…

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