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Thin Models

Mass Media and Body Dissatisfaction: Root Cause or Just a Reminder?

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 03.18.2016 | Science
Christopher J. Ferguson

I have no doubt that thin ideal media is obnoxious and often morally repugnant. Nor that many women (and men) feel anxious or angry when presented with such media. But media psychology has often had difficulty separating morality from good data.

Study Concludes Average-Size Models Could Be Better For Business

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 05.14.2015 | Style

There's already reason enough to include more diverse models in ad campaigns, but new research from the University of Kent provides yet another: avera...

Isaac Mizrahi: I Had A Body Disorder

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.14.2013 | Style

We love Isaac Mizrahi because he always keeps it real. So when the candid fashion designer stopped by HuffPost Live today, we knew he'd shower us with...

'Extremely Thin' Models Cause Concern At Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Creative Director of San Paulo Fashion Week Paulo Borges expressed concern over the "extremely thin" models on the country's catwalks, according to th...

Robin Givhan: 'The Fatter The General Population, The Thinner The Idealized Woman'

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The fatter the general population, the thinner the idealized woman. And for all the public posturing and blogging, the only force that stopped people ...

Fashion Capitals Ditch Plans To Ban Size Zero

The Times | Alice Olins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

An initiative to banish "size zero" models from Britain's catwalks has been abandoned after other fashion capitals refused to follow London's lead. T...