Friday, February 19, 2010

Fashion News that caught my eye

Department store in UK launches size 16 mannequins in shop windows to reflect shape of average woman-- I think this is great and I like that their trying but the proportions in the image within the article seem a bit off. I do think more stores should have different variations of mannequins, however I have never seen a petite mannequin, I would like to see one day, read more here:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1251983/Department-store-puts-size-16-mannequins-shop-windows-reflect-shape-average-woman.html


"If we push this any skinnier, any thinner, then they are going to have to widen the runway so this person can have a feeding tube on wheels," says Lynn Grefe, chief executive officer of the National Eating Disorders Association.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/fashion/2010/02/17/2010-02-17_fat_chance_dont_expect_fashion_industry_to_change_pinthin_standards_any_time_soo.html#ixzz0g0dO4foj

Attack of the Size 4 Model: http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/fashion/2010/02/16/2010-02-16_sick_world_where_size_4_is_too_fat.html

Here is an article in the NYTIMES called Going All Lengths for Lashes. I think $5 mascara can do the trick + an eyelash curler, --lash serum and lash enhancing products make me nervous. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/fashion/18SKIN03.html?ref=fashion

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