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She is mentioned in this article for "having a 24 inch waist and a waist-to-height ratio of 0.34"

High street skeletons: We all know about painfully thin catwalk stars. Here we reveal the deeply worrying vital statistics of models for high street chains

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/a...-models-high-street-chains.html#ixzz3pvNpKiPW
Not again...
a. models shouldn't represent "real women". They should show off the clothes and related products. How can I evaluate the design if I'm destracted by some weird shaped average "model" wearing them?
b. Is a 22 inch waist really unhealthy? Stars in the 50s and 60s
had wide hips, yes, but they also head incredibly thin waists. Futhermore, extra fat on the waist is proved to be very bad for health, but the article didn't emphasize that. If you object to one extreme, then object to the other too!
c. Question for the girls in US: is a 22 waist really a triple zero? Are we talking about vanity sizing?
 
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Not again...
a. models shouldn't represent "real women". They should show off the clothes and related products. How can I evaluate the design if I'm destracted by some weird shaped average "model" wearing them?
b. Is a 22 inch waist really unhealthy? Stars in the 50s and 60s
had wide hips, yes, but they also head incredibly thin waists. Futhermore, extra fat on the waist is proved to be very bad for health, but the article didn't emphasize that. If you object to one extreme, then object to the other too!
c. Question for the girls in US: is a 22 waist really a triple zero? Are we talking about vanity sizing?
In what world is a 32 inch waist healthy? Maybe if you're 7 feet tall or something.
 

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She is mentioned in this article for "having a 24 inch waist and a waist-to-height ratio of 0.34"

High street skeletons: We all know about painfully thin catwalk stars. Here we reveal the deeply worrying vital statistics of models for high street chains

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/a...-models-high-street-chains.html#ixzz3pvNpKiPW
Besides all other issues I have with this article, it's also borderline racist. The black model is not Malaika Firth but Tami Williams.
 

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Indeed, every model used on the brand's website was found to have a waist-to-height ratio of less than 0.4, a marker experts deem the minimum safe level ... A ratio under 0.4 is so worrying that a leading nutritionist says stores showing off such unrealistic bodies are setting a dangerous example to young women.
Lol.. what.. Mine's considerably under 0.4 too and I'm currently carrying some extra weight as a result of slacking off a little after Paris fashion week. Am about to start really cracking the whip again this week, I'd better not notify any 'experts' or expose my (thick for my standards) figure to any impressionable youths.
 
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Lol.. what.. Mine's considerably under 0.4 too and I'm currently carrying some extra weight as a result of slacking off a little after Paris fashion week. Am about to start really cracking the whip again this week, I'd better not notify any 'experts' or expose my (thick for my standards) figure to any impressionable youths.
Yeah I'm calling total BS on this supposed 0.4 ratio. Mine is 0.4! And I'm slim-average. I don't even have an underweight BMI. I'm very hourglass shaped though so I'm thinking that skews the results. I wonder where the hell they came up with the number 0.4.

And for your last point :p:
 
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Serious question - when has "skinny" on DailyMail not been accompanied by "seriously", "dangerously", "unhealthily" or "scary/scarily" etc?

I think it is the only adjective on their page that is inherently negative.
 
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immigrants r skinny duh!!!1111!!1
Even they are "dangerously" skinny. Definitely going to die if they don't eat in 2 seconds.

These are the DM descriptions.
- Dangerously underweight, protruding bones, everyone is shocked
- Lithe limbs, toned pins, healthy, curvy - apparently Bambi is in this description................
- Morbidly obese

SG descriptions
- Gaunt
- SG skinny
- Slim/thin
- Average
- Chubby/overweight
- Morbidly obese
 
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Definitely going to die if they don't eat in 2 seconds.
They are in starvation mode!! Setting unhealthy and unrealistic standards for Britain's youth!! They are going to ruin the economy by stealing all the models' jobs!!!11 :spazrun:
 

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They are in starvation mode!! Setting unhealthy and unrealistic standards for Britain's youth!! They are going to ruin the economy by stealing all the models' jobs!!!11 :spazrun:
Your witty comments are setting unrealistic standards for fellow members.
I should report you.
Kate G is not happy either.

Backstage at Balmain.
Source: tfs
 

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@MickeyMouse :oops::luv:

And on a Kate related note
Spring_2016_Models_vgl_Zitxnn_M9x.jpg

I love this outfit and need this blazer. I think her face is so striking and unique but I think she'd look perfect minus a few more pounds
 
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Not again...
a. models shouldn't represent "real women". They should show off the clothes and related products. How can I evaluate the design if I'm destracted by some weird shaped average "model" wearing them?
b. Is a 22 inch waist really unhealthy? Stars in the 50s and 60s
had wide hips, yes, but they also head incredibly thin waists. Futhermore, extra fat on the waist is proved to be very bad for health, but the article didn't emphasize that. If you object to one extreme, then object to the other too!
c. Question for the girls in US: is a 22 waist really a triple zero? Are we talking about vanity sizing?
I lived in the US until September so I can answer. For the answer of the last question, I'd say yes. I have a 21-22 inch waist and there's no adult women's clothes that fit my waist. Double zero in trousers still are baggy.
 
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The Daily Mail are such a bunch of trolls and they're clever enough to know how to write stuff to induce outrage and self righteousness in most of their readership. Almost everyone commenting on the DM about this piece will have made skinny models into an issue which is about a personal affront to themselves in some way. None of them really care about the models health, they just want to not feel fat when they look at clothes ads. I honestly think that newspaper is funded by some evil overlord who wants to induce everyone in the world into a state of mild depression or subconscious rage. It's a poisonous publication and has always been so, long before it existed in the current online format.


She looks great in the picture with the white shorts and blazer; I really like that outfit. She looks healthy to me.
 

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She is mentioned in this article for "having a 24 inch waist and a waist-to-height ratio of 0.34"

High street skeletons: We all know about painfully thin catwalk stars. Here we reveal the deeply worrying vital statistics of models for high street chains

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/a...-models-high-street-chains.html#ixzz3pvNpKiPW
Was this article made by a Tumblrina?
Because it is highly inaccurate and altered to fit one point of view
A ratio under 0.4 is so worrying that a leading nutritionist says stores showing off such unrealistic bodies are setting a dangerous example to young women.
Among the worst are H&M, where German model Anna Ewers has a waist-to-height ratio of 0.34, and Topshop, where the Kenyan face of the brand, Malaika Firth, has one of 0.33.
Nineties faces Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Gisele Bundchen wore a size 10 and had waists of around 28in, which is 5in larger than triple zero.
The female body should naturally be a pear shape,' Dr Ashwell adds. 'Seeing skinny, shrivelled models makes girls think they should look like that instead.
The comments did pointed out how stupid this article is
 

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After coming from the Miranda and Candice threads... oh look, a model who has breasts AND doesn't feel the need to show it off constantly :lol:

And I've never heard of the waist-height 0.4 thing. Where do these people get these 'medical' 'facts'??
 
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The comments did pointed out how stupid this article is
That's good to hear. I didn't follow the link to the article because I'm trying to avoid reading the Daily Mail, so I assumed all the comments would be different.
 

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The comments did pointed out how stupid this article is
I love this. I feel like, maybe a year or two ago, if an article like this was published, commenters would only comment in agreement. Now days it's actually rare to see a comment section that isn't geared towards encouraging people to stop calling others out on their shape.. Sure, this also works in the reverse and we have the HAES crew, but I feel like the consensus is slowly shifting away from all the skinny hate and bullshit 'health concern'.

Anyway, just because I feel as though I've hijacked this topic enough already, here's some more Kate:











 
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