Saturday, 19 May 2012

Sophie Dahl: fashion world forces models into child-sized clothes

The Telegraph writes:
The granddaughter of Roald Dahl said that one of the reasons fashion models had to be so skinny was because the clothes they were made to wear on fashion shoots and the catwalk were so tiny. 
She said that the models had no choice but to be thin because otherwise they would not fit into the "samples" supplied by the fashion labels.
The 34-year-old mother-of-one was speaking at the Words in the Park literary festival in London where she was discussing her new cookery book From Season to Season.
In a talk with Mary McCartney, the photographer and daughter of the former Beatle Sir Paul, they were asked about the uneasy relationship between the fashion industry and food...read more

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