Dec 6 2006
While not romance news per se, it is related to women. The Wall Street Journal online has a freely available article about Milan’s movement away from the super thin model. Giovanna Melandri, Italy’s minister for youth policies, and Mario Boselli, the head of the National Chamber for Italian Fashion, have led a movement within Milan’s fashion industry to ban the use of super thin models and move toward a more healthy looking woman. Via Blogging Project Runway.