Well, there's one person who's not on board with plus-sized models getting shot by V, French Elle, and French Vogue, and walking for designers like Jean-Paul Gaultier and Mark Fast. Illustrator/photographer/blogger Garance Doré thinks body diversity is "not physically healthy."
Yesterday, around 30 protesters held a rally outside Ralph Lauren's NYC flagship to demand that the company stop using images of models who've been Photoshopped into unreality for its advertisements. Protest organizers said they even envision a legislative solution.
Slimmed thighs, whittled waists, smoothed skin: Digitally altered women were de rigueur in the 00s. There were many, many Photoshop Of Horrors images to choose from, but these are the 15 most egregious examples of image retouching in this decade.
- Lindsay Lohan, finally addressing her disastrously received first Ungaro collection, says, "I am learning." But she will be back in Paris for the next show! "It's already in January. I thought it was in March." January? January means couture.
- Victoria Beckham is out at Armani, and Megan Fox is in. The actress has just been photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for next January's Emporio Armani underwear and Armani Jeans campaigns. [WWD]
Spot anything in this Ralph Lauren Blue Label that seems kind of...off? Just one clue: in real life, the model, Filippa Hamilton, doesn't actually double for a Giacometti.