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Model Behavior

This season, what the fashion runways lack in diversity, they make up for in severely underweight young women. "I think it's gotten worse," Elle fashion director and Project Ruway judge Nina Garcia tells The Wall Street Journal. "In the fashion industry, the models are getting thinner and thinner, yet as a culture, we're… » 2/28/08 6:40pm 2/28/08 6:40pm

Author: Some Orthodox Men Want Their Brides Below A Size Eight

In some Orthodox Jewish sects, women must wear sleeves past the elbow and skirts (never trousers) past the knees. Slits are verboten (those are for harlots!): kick pleats need only apply. Married women must always cover their heads; most shave their hair off and wear wigs. You'd think with all this covering up, many… » 2/28/08 2:00pm 2/28/08 2:00pm