Giving Teens A Chance: Is Curvy The New Skinny?

Thin is not in at Paris Fashion Week (as seen on ‘omg! from Yahoo’) After many years of international criticism over the apparent unhealthiness of the skinny models chosen to walk the runways at the fashion world’s most elite shows in New York, Milan, and Paris, designers seem to finally be coming around to the idea of diversity in who models their clothes. While the ethnic diversity... 

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Fashion Changes Shape – Model Embraces Full Figure

March 15, 2001 by  
Filed under Teenagers/Tweens

Mode magazine’s inclusion of full figure models tries to show that beauty, style and fashion come in all sizes, shapes and colors. While that may be true for adult audiences, Melbourne (child) psychologist Dr. Vicki Panaccione who writes child development articles, says Mode’s real challenge may be to counteract the psychological damage inflicted on consumers whose idealized versions of themselves... 

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