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Banning size zero models is small fry. What fashion needs is diversity | Bethany Rutter

Posted On: Sep 11, 2017   |   Posted By: The Guardian

Catwalk shows will be almost identical despite the pledge of France's top fashion houses. If you're a size 20 like me, high-end brands still won't be interested New York Fashion Week hadn't even begun when the big story emerged: the luxury groups LVMH and Kering have pledged to stop using underage and size zero models in their catwalk shows and ad campaigns. This means that from now on, in shows for brands as significant as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Dior, models will have to adhere to the LVMH-Kering charter . While no one can deny that this will probably be good news for future generations of underage models and/or of size zero models, many media outlets are trying to convince us that this is good for everyone else too. Related: French fashion firms pledge to stop using underage and size zero models

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