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Old 21st December 2006   #2
M. Lopez
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Default Re: Italy bans underweight models

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Originally Posted by Chad
Under the Italian code, size 14 and 16 models are also to be introduced

If this were to happen, it would be such an extraordinary development as to revolutionize fashion completely. I want to believe that they mean it, but at the moment, it's still just words. Let's keep our fingers crossed.

If sizes do finally go up among straight-size retailers, the other great development that might ensue is that when certain Italian plus-size fashion retailers stage their own runway shows, they might start using true plus-size models, rather than the faux-plus 10s and 12s to which they've limited themselves, up to now.

Basically, when the world sees Barbara Brickner, Charlotte Coyle, etc. on the runway, then we'll know that a change for the better has truly occurred.
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