Thursday, October 8, 2009
Ultra Thin (and photoshopped) Ralph Lauren Model Sparks Outrage
Here is the opening paragraph from the article:
In recent years an ongoing debate has brewed over advertisers and fashion magazines using photographs, particularly photographs of women, that have seemingly been altered, or "retouched," by airbrushing and photo editing software such as Photoshop. The latest such image to cause an uproar is one featured in a new Ralph Lauren advertisement that shows a model, Filippa Hamilton, so emaciated that her waist actually appears to be smaller than her head....
And here is a link to the article if you want to read in entirety.
Once again, I think stuff like this shows us how things continue to be pushed to extremes, and to be effective (even in negative light) with a certain disregard for moral standards.