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Stranger Things Sadie Sink Latest to Flout Fashion Industry Underage Model Ban 4

Stranger Things Sadie Sink Latest to Flout Fashion Industry Underage Model Ban

Sadie Sink, who debuted on Season 2 of the Netflix hit “Stranger Things,” hit the runway at Paris Fashion Week. But at 15, she flouted fashion industry guidelines that ban underage models from walking runways in major shows. The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA), a leading industry trade group, issued guidelines in 2013 advising designers not to use models on the runways under the age of 16....
Has Calvin Klein Crossed the Line With Lottie Moss Lolita Ads? (see!) 6

Has Calvin Klein Crossed the Line With Lottie Moss Lolita Ads? (see!)

Lottie Moss, the teen-age sister of model icon Kate Moss stars in a new jeans campaign for controversial designer Calvin Klein that skirts the line on exploiting underage sexuality to sell a fashion line. The brand is infamous for running sexually provocative ads over the years featuring young people to tout its brands. In 1980, then-15-year-old Brooke Shields modeled the brand’s jeans with the provocative tagline: “Do you know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing.”...
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Ondria Hardin, 14, Ford Flout NY Fashion Week Age Ban (photos)

Ondria Hardin, 14 has become the first model to flout the leading fashion industry trade organization’s call for a ban on underage models at New York Fashion Week. Her agency, the elite Ford Models has signed off on the move. It comes little more than a week after Diane von Furstenberg, president of The Council of Fashion Designers of America, called on designers to prevent girls under age 16 from working the Fashion Week catwalks. She’s ordered all members to demand proof of age....
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