Every once in awhile, people have to pay attention to the health of models like it’s a real thing. Steven Kolb and Diane von Furstenberg have posted a very official letter before New York Fashion Week with a few tall orders: include some people who aren’t white if you can, don’t hire models who are less than 16 years old, follow these labor laws like companies would for any other performer or employee, oh and watch out for the ones who might be starving themselves. The CFDA hasn’t always listened to demands, but evidently things are improving, and the models aren’t as young. It’s signed by DVF so you know it’s real, just like Olivia Palermo’s job on The City.
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