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Indian Models are a Healthy Lot
...e weight." While designers working on the Indian couture
might want a 'full-bodied' model, those designing western prêt prefer a tall, athletic figure with a lean bustline. Arora for instance designs clothes for a smaller frame. That the Indian models are a healthy lot might be reinstated time and again ...
Brazil Opens a 'green' Fashion Week
Sao Paulo's Fashion Week, Latin America's biggest couture
event, got underway Wednesday featuring eye-catching confections and celebrating the theme of ecological awareness. Nearly 50 designers incorporated environmental themes into their collections for this year's edition of the event, which highlights...
No Progress in France on 'skinny Model' Charter
...ital of fashion, leaders of both France's powerful couture
world and the ready-to-wear industry had joined a working-group set up by the Health Ministry in January amid mounting world concern over the link between anorexia and showcasing skinny models. But talks to fine-tune an ethics "charter on body imag...