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Fashion designers say, “Bye-Bye, Va-Va-Boom!”

February 26, 2011


I was so excited when I read the article, “Va-Va-Boom” by Lynn Yaeger in the Sept 2010 issue of Vogue. The article described how fashion designers had hired Victoria’s Secret models for the catwalk shows and how wonderful it was to see some womanly curves on the runways, where curves had not been seen in decades: […]

RIP Isabelle Caro, anorexic model turned activist

December 30, 2010


Isabelle Caro, a French actress and model who has struggled with anorexia since the age of 13, has died at the age of 28. In 2007, she was featured in an anti-anorexia ad campaign by Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani and was working to get legislation passed to prohibit models from working if they become unhealthily […]

America’s Next Top Model headlines Love Your Body Day

September 8, 2010


(CBS) The battle of body image just got a little easier on the eyes. “America’s Next Top Model” season 10 winner Whitney Thompson has left her clothes at the door to headline this year’s “Love Your Body Day.” The event, created by Thompson’s poster mate, Chenese Lewis, hopes to help women accept themselves and feel […]