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France bans extremely thin models

New laws with severe penalties seek to protect health of models by asking for medical records and body mass index to be monitored

Fashion houses that do not disclose image retouching are subject to a fine of 37,500 euros.

New York

ALL that talk about changing the shape - literally - of modelling has finally been put into action. At least in France.

Just days before the presidential election gave a resounding victory to Emmanuel Macron, heralding a new generation in French politics, two decrees aimed...

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