unreal dolls of alien dimensions

26Jan07

Spain is to overhaul its clothing sizes for women as part of a government drive to ease pressure on young girls over their body size. The move follows Spain’s ban of ultra-thin models on the catwalk during Madrid fashion week last September. Among the range of measures being introduced in Spain to address the body image issue is an agreement that shop window mannequins should get larger. The health ministry described the current ones as unreal dolls of alien dimensions, which it sees as directly encouraging eating disorders such as anorexia ( http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6300793.stm )

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