Top model candid about body shaming prevalent in fashion

The misogyny in the fashion industry is still one of the great unaddressed issues there is but surely it can’t continue much longer. These designers who purport to love women are usually in the thrall of an image of women in their heads that has little to do with the flesh and blood versions standing before them. Working within august design houses I regularly experienced comments against myself and was privy to the nasty barely-whispered remarks about other women. Finally, Karen Elson, a model who came up in fashion around the same time as I was beginning my career is attempting to change this by speaking up and uniting other models. Read some of her horror stories and the changes she hopes to effect here on FashionUnited…

Karen Elson on Moschino runway
Fall 21/22

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