Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged to ban ultra-thin models

Sep 07, 2017, 11:28 IST | Agencies

A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment.

French holding companies LVMH and Kering, which own dozens of top brands, unveiled a charter "to ensure the well-being of models" which will also outlaw the hiring of girls under the age of 16 to wear adult clothes at events.

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