Saturday, 5 March 2011
Fashion industry in Crisis ?
Alexander McQueen committed suicide only last year, Isabella Blow tragically followed - now John Galliano has imploded and sent Dior one of the most revered fashion houses in the world into a semi tail spin. Only today in the times there is a damming editorial report about how teen models are still under pressure to be size zero.
Check out Channel 4s 'The Model Agency' Wednesdays at 10pm or catch up on iplayer here http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-model-agency/4od#3163922
There is also controversy about fashion intern exploitation in London where keen fashion students are taken advantage of in their enthusiastic quest to gain work experience where working long hours for zero pay or expenses is common practice.
What do you think?