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Magazine editorial reveals shocking disparity between sizes of models and real women
FoxNews.com ^ | January 12, 2012

Posted on 01/12/2012 8:24:46 AM PST by US Navy Vet

A size 6 is now plus size in the fashion world, and most runway models meet the physical criteria for anorexia, according to a report that offers shocking insight into the disparity between models and the real-life women they are purporting to represent.

In the January issue of PLUS Model Magazine, plus size model Katya Zharkova and a straight size model are seen in the nude in an attempt to “open the minds of the fashion industry," which is stepping further away from reality, according to PLUS founder and editor-in-chief, Madeline Figueroa Jones.

Photo courtesy of PLUS Model Magazine.

The magazine reveals that some of today’s plus size models are wearing the same size as models Christie Brinkley, Paulina Porizkova and Cindy Crawford at the height of their fame in the 1990s. Zharkova, 28, wears a size 14

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It's because the PERVERTED FAGGOTS that "run" the "Fashion Industry" want EVERY one of thier "Models" to look like a 12 Year Old boy because THAT is what they pine after!
1 posted on 01/12/2012 8:24:56 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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then women need to not buy so darn much. and only clothes that flatter, do not make women look like 12 year old boys.


2 posted on 01/12/2012 8:28:03 AM PST by television is just wrong
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Yes and yes. Most red-blooded, heterosexual men prefer women that look like women, not pre-pubescent boys.


3 posted on 01/12/2012 8:28:13 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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“...disparity between sizes of models and real women “

So models aren’t real women?


4 posted on 01/12/2012 8:28:38 AM PST by Castigar
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To: US Navy Vet
It's because the PERVERTED FAGGOTS that "run" the "Fashion Industry" want EVERY one of thier "Models" to look like a 12 Year Old boy because THAT is what they pine after!

That is so disgusting. Especially when it's true.

How many people lived in Sodom and Gomorrah and have we exceeded the threshold they exceeded that caused God to destroy them (and save Lot and family)?

5 posted on 01/12/2012 8:29:37 AM PST by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: US Navy Vet

“Not since two became the new four and zero became the new two.”


6 posted on 01/12/2012 8:30:34 AM PST by Boardwalk
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The magazine reveals that some of today’s plus size models are wearing the same size as models Christie Brinkley, Paulina Porizkova and Cindy Crawford at the height of their fame in the 1990s.

Considering that these three were not even close to being mildly chubby let alone "plus sized", that is a bit disturbing.

7 posted on 01/12/2012 8:31:15 AM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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Size 0 is the new 2, 2 is the new 4 and 6 is the new 14.


8 posted on 01/12/2012 8:31:44 AM PST by Boardwalk
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In the January issue of PLUS Model Magazine, plus size model Katya Zharkova and a straight size model are seen in the nude in an attempt to “open the minds of the fashion industry," which is stepping further away from reality, according to PLUS founder and editor-in-chief, Madeline Figueroa Jones.

TTIWWP

9 posted on 01/12/2012 8:32:08 AM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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Duh. Most of the models I see today are pure skank.


10 posted on 01/12/2012 8:32:43 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny
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To: US Navy Vet

Amen brother.


11 posted on 01/12/2012 8:34:10 AM PST by SENTINEL (Romney is to Conservatism what Mormonism is to Christianity.)
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To: US Navy Vet

This was actually news when... 1980? Sheesh. What woman doesn’t know THAT?


12 posted on 01/12/2012 8:35:47 AM PST by MayflowerMadam
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“”Duh. Most of the models I see today are pure skank.””

You know dat. Just as bad as the women with big fake chesticles and plastic fish lips. EWWWW!!!!!


13 posted on 01/12/2012 8:36:12 AM PST by shelterguy
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This is what A REAL WOMAN looks like:

It's because the PERVERTED FAGGOTS that "run" the "Fashion Industry" want EVERY one of their "Models" to look like a 12 Year Old boy because THAT is what they pine after!

Couldn't have put it better.

14 posted on 01/12/2012 8:36:31 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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The magazine reveals that some of today’s plus size models are wearing the same size as models Christie Brinkley, Paulina Porizkova and Cindy Crawford at the height of their fame in the 1990s. Zharkova, 28, wears a size 14

I remember not too long ago reading about a model who was 5'10" and 157 lbs being told she was too heavy to be a plus-size model.

15 posted on 01/12/2012 8:36:56 AM PST by Drew68
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“Twenty years ago the average fashion model weighed 8 percent less than the average woman. Today she weighs 23 percent less”

More like women have gotten fatter, not that models have gotten skinnier. We used to joke about “Muffin Tops” in the 90’s but now women, and men, are simply obese.


16 posted on 01/12/2012 8:37:14 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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Looking at the not safe for work pics (particularly the last one), the "plus" model is normal-size, while the "regular" model looks like she was just released from a nazi concentration camp.
17 posted on 01/12/2012 8:38:34 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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I used to work for a Garment Manufacturer. One of their divisions was exceptionally high end stuff, mostly for women.

The Division had an "Employees only" sale - got rid of samples, one-offs, and the like. I mentioned it to one of my co-workers, thought that she might like a deal or two.

She thought I was joking. The company only manufactured sizes 0, 1, 2, and 3. My co-worker was, I dunno, "normal"? I didn't ask, but def. not in the 0-3 size range.

And you're right, the place was populated by bitchy Asian women, and even bitchier gays, from the owner right on down. They liked me, OK, though, because I fixed their computers. Before me, if a computer didn't work right, they unplugged it, threw it in a closet, and bought a new one. They had $200-300K in wasted equipment when I got there, most all of it easily reparable...... Place must have just about had a license to print money.

18 posted on 01/12/2012 8:40:50 AM PST by wbill
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a fat woman magazine publishes an article about fat women models are better.....


19 posted on 01/12/2012 8:41:02 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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You are correct. I also don’t believe for one moment that Cindy Crawford, or any of the other models listed was ever a size 14.


20 posted on 01/12/2012 8:42:44 AM PST by beandog (Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand)
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