of a group of people protesting the new law. Some of the other members of this group were also arrested, not because they were wearing burkas, but because the protest itself had not been approved. Over the weekend, 59 people (19 of them were women wearing burkas) were arrested during a...

While the fast-absorbing matte crème feels good, I'm not sure how much it's doing; maybe it's one of those treatments that requires time to take effect. Similarly, the plumping agent is not as effective as others I've used, but it sure does make your teeth appear whiter, especially under...

GreenTracker| Italian Environmental Minister Stefania Prestigiacomo has confirmed that a ban on non-biodegradable, single-use bags will take effect on January 1, 2011, for all of Italy. The ban, originally announced for New Year's Day 2010 was delayed a year to give the industry time for...

After ten years in the position, Roitfeld's departure comes as a great shock to the industry, and will take effect in a matter of weeks. "Carine has marked the history of Paris Vogue with her incredible talent as a stylist and editor. She will be missed, "said Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman of...

I will be taking a small break from blogging for a few weeks. I'm making a few changes to my life and just need to focus. I'm sure there will be a few sporadic posts here and there as I come across quotes, news or photos I need to share but I highly anticipate none of those things will have...

The counterfeiting of luxury goods is a huge business in France, one that costs the country about $7.5 billion each year. That's a LOT of money to lose out on, and France is not taking it lying down. Comite Colbert – a luxury good association – has teamed up with the CNAC or the French...

PARIS, France — France will ban excessively thin fashion models and expose modeling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law passed on Friday. France, with its fashion and luxury industries worth tens of billions of euros, joins Italy,...

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" While exceptions were made to the law for women who were holding a bicycle handlebar or the reigns of a horse in 1892 and 1909, it took over two-hundred years to overturn the law. The law was not enforced with any form of regularity in recent history but overturning the law was a gesture by...

But we do know that in general, the modeling industry is incredibly hard on women of all body types, and we applaud France for monitoring its models' health. France is banning "ultra-thin" models. This ban includes models who are underweight (this is determined by a model's Body Mass Index...

 

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