The Vogue Factor : Exposing The Fashion Industry


In May 2012 Kirstie Clements was unceremoniously sacked after thirteen years in the editor’s chair at Vogue Australia.  caught up with Clements to hear some of the terrible practices that she observed in her time as Vogue editor.

Fashionmodels are often obsessive about their weight, as the skinnier models are often those who are offered jobs. However, being thin has become so desirable for models that they will often starve themselves and partake in the dangerous practice of eating tissues to feel full.

In her 25 years as a Vogue editor, Clements caught wind of these unhealthy practices and felt compelled to expose the unflattering truth about the fashion industry.

“It’s not every model, but there are certainly parts of the industry where you will see that girls have got eating disorders,” Clements said. “…They’re normally required to lose a great deal of weight to actually get into those sample…

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