Madrid Bans Skinny Minnies From Catwalk

So I usually stick to Bay Area fashion topics, but I’m at a women’s journalism conference this weekend and feeling all feministy. Or something like that.

With my I am woman hear me roar juices flowing today, I want to give a big hell yeah to Madrid’s desicion to ban ultra skinny models from the catwalk. I guess that may be a little bit discriminatory against women who just happen to be really, really thin (I know a few who are just that way genetically), but that aside, I think it’s really cool (not to mention unusual) for a city to take such a step to project a positive image of female beauty to the fashion community. Read on…

Madrid Bans Too-Thin Models From Catwalk