Are Thin Models Out?

104480247 Are Thin Models Out?

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For years thin was in and  fashion models have been airbrushed and Photoshopped to look thinner, but has the pendulum started to swing back the other way. is claiming that magazines are now trying to make their models appear heavier, discovering that thin doesn’t always sell.

“I have to airbrush clients’ to make them appear bigger and more womanly before I submit photographs,” a talent manager told FOX411’s Pop Tarts column, according to the site. “Skinny doesn’t sell.”

The process of digitally enhancing models to look larger and curvier to appeal to magazines has been dubbed “reverse retouching.”

Seems like a lot of work when they could just get healthy, curvy models to start with. What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.


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