Fashion Industry Persuasive Essay

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Your palms are sweating as you lean over the toilet. Eyes closed, breath wavering you raise your fingers to your mouth. Mouth open, shaking fingers move toward the back of the throat where they press down against it. Leaning forward as the contents of the stomach empty into the toilet, you are dry heaving now. This is not the first time today this has happened, in fact, it is going to happen numerous times more. Why? Because you are bulimic. According to Medical News Today, over forty percent of models are suffering from eating disorders. The fashion industry needs to regulate model’s weight to reduce cases of eating disorders and unhealthy lifestyles.
A popular trend in the fashion industry not only revolves around clothes, but in eating
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Is the mistreatment of the human body worth seeing slim models strutting down the runway? According to The New Daily, "With Fashion Week, and all of those thin models, and clothing that looks best on a size zero -- what that does is set a standard of what is socially desirable and prestigious that is likely to have a powerful influence on social norms," Us as a society are oppressing our own standards and are setting a negative stigma amongst those who are not model sized. she said. Dove has the Real Beauty campaign, where they feature fuller sized models, encouraging women to love their bodies no matter the size. A size 14 model would be evolutionary, and would break down the fashion industry 's boundaries. It would encourage young girls that size does not define beauty, and eating disorder percentages would decrease. The fashion industry needs to regulate models’ weight in an effort to reduce eating disorders in not only models, but in young women as well. Human lives are so precious and should not be mistreated for something as materialistic as fashion. Fashion trends come and go, but the importance of health will never be out of style. Anorexia nervosa is one of the leading causes of death among psychological disorders and needs to be taken seriously. Eating disorders not only affect models, but people in everyday

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