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    France Regulates Fashion's Two Biggest Faux Pas

    In December, France banned the fashion industry from employing super-thin models and demanded that digitally altered photos be labeled as such. Just three months after Victoria Beckham took the heat for her ultra-skinny models at New York...
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    Under France’s new laws, models’ wellbeing — as determined by weight, body shape, and age — will need a medical professional’s stamp of approval before they’re allowed to walk. Employers who fail to confirm their models’ certificates of health will not only be fined more than $80,000, but could also be imprisoned for up to six months. Furthermore, any photos that have been digitally altered to make models appear thinner or larger must state that they have been retouched.
     
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