Monday, February 19, 2007

Promoting models of health

A classmate of mine from UD, now studying at the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, coauthored this article. I thought some folks might find it interesting.

Promoting models of health
A conference at the AltaRoma appeals for ethical standards in the fashion industry

By Adela Lo Celso and Caitlin Forst

Rome - In the fashion capitals of the world the Spring shows are being rolled out, but it is the fashion industry itself that is being put through its paces as the problem of anorexic models commands attention. During New York fashion week the Council of Fashion Designers of America held a symposium on the issue. The British Fashion Council has pledged that there will be no size zero models on the catwalks in London this week. In Rome, fashion chiefs gathered just before the shows at Italy's second most important runway, the AltaRoma, to confer on the subject.... Continue


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