Topshop has removed a controversial image of a thin model from its website after causing outrage among anorexia support groups. Recently Topshop posted an image of 18-year-old model Codie Young wearing a blue dress and oversized sunglasses on the homepage of their website as part of a "Prim...

Goddess Swimsuit Sparks Outrage Wall Street Journal (blog) India-Australia relations suffered a minor set back this week, after a swimsuit by an Australian fashion designer featuring a portrait of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, sparked outrage across the subcontinent....

fury Sydney Morning Herald Demonstrators in Amritsar burned the Australian flag and waved placards on Sunday in protest at a skimpy swimsuit print depicting the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, which was shown at Australian Fashion Week. The swimsuit, from Byron Bay label Lisa Blue, ... Hindu goddess...

Beyond the Veil| Indian activists of the right-wing Hindu organisation Shiv Sena staged a demonstration against the swimwear brand Lisa Blue for using an image of the hindu Goddess Lakshmi in a recent runway show during Australian Fashion Week. Lisa Blue released an apology on Facebook. We...

When Lisa Burke sent a one-piece printed with an image of HIndu goddess Lakshmi down the Lisa Blue Swimwear runway at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, she had no clue that an enormous backlash would follow. Activists were outraged that an image of the deity — who represents wealth, wisdom,...

During Rosemount Australian Fashion Week, designer Lisa Burke of swimwear label Lisa Blue sent a swimsuit down the runway that has outraged many members of the right-wing Hindu organization Shiv Sena. The design featured Hindu Goddess Lakshmi who symbolizes prosperity and beauty. Rajan Zed,...

After causing outrage in her overtly sexy Herve Leger look on Wednesday night's 'American Idol' show, Jennifer Lopez toned things down for the live show last night. Her look included a cowl-neck white top paired with jade Milly 'Hayden Pintuck' flared pants which were accented with a blue...

Heidi Klum as Hindu Goddess Kali (complete with dangling severed head) You know the scene in Mean Girls where Lindsay Lohan shows up to the Halloween party clad in a full-fledged corpse bride costume while her Mean Girl brethren wear little-to-no clothing in their "Playboy Bunny" and "Sexy...

I don't think a swimsuit has caused this much outrage since the advent of the bikini some 70 years ago. But the controversy stems not from the cut of the swimsuit but the depiction of the goddess Lakshmi, which has prompted quite a Hindu hubbub for Australian designer Lisa Blue. Indian...

According to TIME magazine, a passerby prompted the removal of the mannequins when he noticed the "emaciated figures" in the window and took his outrage to Twitter. A rash of complaints from other customers soon followed. The mannequin photographed has been removed from the store and will...

 

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