Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Spain is Anti-Waif

Spain has banned rail-thin models from catwalks at Madrid fashion week. Models with a body mass index under 18 won't get to walk. (18.5 is the low end of the healthy range as determined by the UN.) Designers have until Monday let out their seams--fashion week in Madrid starts September 18. See there? "Project Runway" prepares designers for those last-minute challenges they'll face in real life.

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