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Finally YSL’s Image of a Possibly Anorexic Model Banned by the ASA. Was I Was Right?

Excerpt: “The ASA considered that the model’s pose and the particular lighting effect in the ad drew particular focus to the model’s chest, where her rib cage was visible and appeared prominent, and to her legs, where her thighs and knees appeared a similar width, and which looked very thin, particularly in light of her positioning and the contrast between the narrowness of her legs and her platform shoes.
‘We therefore considered that the model appeared unhealthily underweight in the image and concluded that the ad was irresponsible.’ Keep Reading:

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Petitioning CEO of Yves Saint Laurent, Francesca Bellettini, to Stop Using Images of Painfully Thin Models

(Based on feedback I’ve decided to change the rhetoric in this post in order to be more respectful to the model in the photo, but the petition stands). I was sitting in my office (the bathroom) flipping through the latest

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