You Say You Want A (Fashion) Revolution? First You Need A Revolutionary

"Much — so very much — has been written about the fashion world's repulsive obsession with thinness," writes Hadley Freeman in today's » 8/28/08 4:20pm 8/28/08 4:20pm . "But the predictable truth is that when it comes to skinny models, nothing has changed. Nothing. The belief in the industry remains that thinness is symbolic of wealth and aspiration.…

Of All The "Rexics" You Can Be, Anorexic Is Still The Worst

Today in the Guardian » 8/18/08 4:00pm 8/18/08 4:00pm, writer Laura Barton the English lexicon's obsession with the "rexic." Barton notes that there used to be one kind of rexic: Anorexic. A serious condition, to be sure. But something changed. A familiarity with the term bred new monikers: Manorexics, pregorexics, brideorexics, drunkorexics,…