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Karl Lagerfeld recently did an interview with England’s Channel 4 News about the Little Black Jacket exhibit, in which he proclaims the iconic piece a wardrobe staple, and then gets grilled about the fashion industry’s role in contributing to eating disorders like anorexia.
New research from the London School of Economics says that if the government wanted to prevent fashion brands and talent agencies from using anorexic models, it would be justified by the fact that imagery of super-skinny women actually does appreciable psychological damage to women and young girls.
If mannequins are supposed to show off what clothes look like at their best, then what we we supposed to think about this Gap mannequin with legs the size of pencils?
Most of the time, we love Urban Outfitters. We actually just recommended that you get their house-brand plimsolls yesterday. But sometimes, their products make us feel like we should never shop there again. Case in point: this heather gray v-neck t-shirt that advocates eating less. Because it’s screen printed with the words “Eat Less.”