Top fashion brands attempt to tackle body image issues

Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton, two of France's biggest fashion houses, are joining forces to stop using models who are too thin or too young. The decision comes after criticism that the practice encourages eating disorders.

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    Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton, two of France's biggest fashion houses, are joining forces to stop using models who are too thin or too young.

    The decision comes after criticism that the practice encourages eating disorders.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from France’s capital, Paris.


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