Posts Tagged ‘thin models’

Israel Bans Use of Underweight Models

Posted by on Tuesday March 20, 2012 | Fashion

Israel has passed a law that bans the use of “underweight” models in advertising, and mandates that ads that are retouched to make models appear thinner must include a disclaimer. According to reports, a fashion photographer and model agent named Adi Barkan has helped promote the bill, which was introduced by Knesset member Rachel Adato.... More

Ad Banned in UK for Showing Super Skinny Model

Posted by on Friday November 11, 2011 | Fashion, Photo Manipulation

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in Britain has banned a fashion ad that shows a model who appears to be painfully underweight. Ironically, the model, whose upper arm circumference makes us think about malnutrition, appears in an ad for a clothing company called “Drop Dead.” The British advertising publication Campaign reports that the ASA said... More