Skinny out the door

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

A UK fash­ion brand has agreed to stop us­ing un­re­al­is­ti­cally tall and skinny man­nequins af­ter a so­cial media com­plaint went vi­ral. Laura Berry posted a pho­to­graph of a man­nequin in a Top­shop out­let in Bristol, slam­ming the “ridicu­lous” shape, and asked Top­shop to con­sider the “im­pres­sion you have on women and young girls”. Her post at­tracted more than 3000 likes and hun­dreds of com­ments. Top­shop said the model was based on a size 10, but ad­mit­ted it had been tai­lored for ef­fect and agreed not to or­der it again.

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