French fashion labels sign charter banning use of ultra-thin models


French companies LVMH and Kering, which own dozens of haute couture brands including Saint Laurent, Dior and Gucci, have signed a charter to ban overly thin models, both female and male, and those aged under-16, from their catwalks and advertising.

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A host of French-owned fashion labels including Christian Dior and Saint Laurent have pledged to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment, reports FRANCE 24.