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Submitted by Admin on Sun, 07/08/2007 - 12:56
"8D" linked to the following, whose author, David Staples, is clueless about why high-fashion models are typically tall and skinny, and quotes another clueless individual, Nole Marin (Director of Canada's Next Top Model), blaming Vogue Editor Anna Wintour for selecting tall and skinny high-fashion models. When will the likes of Nole Marin get a clue?
Submitted by Admin on Mon, 06/04/2007 - 22:13
Previous parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. This entry is a response to a commentator saying that apart from Karolina Kurkova, other models used by Victoria's Secret are suitable for lingerie modeling. Really?
Submitted by Admin on Thu, 05/31/2007 - 23:08
Beth Ditto is a short, obese lesbian. Whereas some would quickly point out her obesity as the reason why she is displeased with skinny fashion models and suggest that she is envious of tall and slender women, at least she cannot be called “homophobic.”
Submitted by Admin on Thu, 05/17/2007 - 05:15
Toward the end of March, 2007, New Woman magazine reported the following from a survey of about 5,000 women. In this survey, 58% of women believed that men find size zero sexy! Must read facts for these women:
Submitted by Admin on Fri, 05/04/2007 - 02:10
Models trends in the twentieth century have been extensively addressed within this site. Nevertheless, here is another study(1; zip) that documents model trends in the twentieth century, and some comments on it are pertinent.
Submitted by Admin on Tue, 04/10/2007 - 12:05
Some interesting snippets:
Submitted by Admin on Thu, 03/15/2007 - 01:51
Submitted by Admin on Wed, 03/14/2007 - 23:56
Excerpts from an online survey of 25,000 individuals in 45 countries (Jan. 30, 2007):
Submitted by Admin on Wed, 03/14/2007 - 22:26
Miscellaneous news items of interest...
Submitted by Admin on Mon, 03/12/2007 - 00:52
Lauren, a fan of this site, sent me the following article to let me know that that I am not the only person to have made some of the core arguments presented here. Although it dates to 2002, it is worth reproducing here. I have bolded some parts that point out some of the key issues mentioned within this site, and have added a few comments (in italics).