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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Size Zero - Sense At Last

Alexandra Shulman, the editor of the influential Vogue magazine, has challenged the fashion industry and size zero. Designers apparently send smaller and smaller clothes for photoshoots and so 'encourage' the use of skinnier models who can actually get into these obscenities masquerading as clothes. It seems that the industry is exercising the attempted control of attitudes. Another view is the active incitement to cause ill-health.

There is no justification for size zero other than


profit by using less garment material for a high unit price

Dreadfully thin women look incredibly ugly (subjective opinion). Nothing but skin covering a skeleton. Anorexia is a psychological condition that leads to true disease. It's reversible, but to encourage this dangerous path is effectively criminal. To a large extent it is the gullibility of women that leads them into the advertising trap with the belief that it is 'fashionable' to look like a skeleton that moves. It does nothing for women other than pathetically attempt to score points over other women and who can...

look the worst

Shulman has resorted to altering the photos of skinny 'models' to fill them out and make them look presentable. This promotes deceit in suggesting the 'models' look other than they actually are. It's promoting a lie and it can only do Vogue harm in the longer term. This is possibly why Shulman feels compelled to speak out.

  • Such deceit defeats the entire object of so-called fashion and it becomes the actual joke of what it really is.

The fashion 'designers' display a lethal arrogance to incite the thinner and extremely dangerous lifestyle and this is possibly (hopefully) actionable.

Assisted suicide springs to mind