Monday, 22 February 2010

What the hell has he done??

Mark Fast's fashion show employed a mix of 'plus size' and 'regular' models (both in inverted commas as neither terms would be applicable to either groups of models anywhere other than in fashion). I am sure no-one would argue that in itself, this is a great idea, the way to go, fashion for real human beings, a varied representation, healthy body image blah blah blah.

But this:

Which can look like this:

Is a travesty.

It completely negates the idea that you don't have to be stick-thin to look good in clothes. The dresses are hideously unflattering, the wrong size. The gorgeous Crystal Renn looks terminally ill. Counter-productive, much?


  1. She looks miserable to boot. Too bad. I know Fast has done this same thing in the past, and I thought it was very forward-thinking.

  2. Why couldn't they give her a dress that fits? Awful!

  3. Yeah, she doesn't look her best, that's for sure.

  4. I saw this posted on the Daily Mail's coverage of the show. They seemed to think this photo represented a success, but I agree - it looks awful! Frankly, why even design this type of dress, which will be unflattering on so much of the population? It's no better than wearing an Ace bandage.