By Doree Lewak and Jane Ridley. February 8, am Updated February 9, am. The drugstore staples expand in the stomach, making you feel full. Eating them is just one of many over-the-top tactics models employ to keep thin.
Christian Dior and Gucci owners drop super-skinny models
Inside the terrifying tactics models use to stay thin
We've talked super-skinny models before, but Ioana Spangenberg definitely takes the conversation to a whole 'nother level. Check out her story--and weigh in with your thoughts--after the jump. By Tracey Lomrantz Lester. When Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel showed up for a photo opp in Los Angeles in a bikini last week, she appeared to have dropped some weight since her last public appearance, causing critics to call her "scary skinny" and say she's too thin for the job of swimsuit model. Leroux, but he doesn't do the catwalk thing anymore because he finds the model selection too depressing, according to a new interview with Vogue UK. Magazines, modeling agencies, and fashion designers are under new scrutiny in Australia, thanks to the recent announcement of a new code of conduct that asks them not to hire models under age 16 or with a low Body Mass Index--and requests they disclose when photos have been digitally altered. Plus-size model Crystal Renn's star has been on the rise for a while now: She's done runway shows for Mark Fast in London, graced the pages of the super-insidery fashion bible V Magazine, and poses in a sizzling swimsuit on the cover of our June issue alongside fellow beach babes Alessandra Ambrosio and Brooklyn Decker.
This was followed by the banning of very skinny models but we still see some of them gracing the runway and magazine covers today. There are surely more factors that play a huge part in this trend but looking at the following models, you will probably long for the day when voluptuous or even shapelier becomes the norm. Olga Sherer. With her trademark red hair, she is one of the top runway models today. Her face looks flawless but the rest of her body is scary thin.
A woman stands on stage and cries. But this is not the Olympics or the Paralympics. There are no medals to be won. This is a lingerie show. Almost from the beginning, it has been under fire.