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New York Fashion Week may include models with curves

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New York Fashion Week may include curvier models this year. The top fashion agency, IMG, is casting models that are outside the 5'11" and size zero standard, according to a Jan. 28 report from Cosmopolitan.

Ivan Bart, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, said that the agency wants to include plus-size models with straight-size models. Plus-size in the industry means models of a bigger size. Straight-size means models that are 5'10" with 34-inch hips, according to Cosmo.

Bart said, "We want to be an ageless, raceless, weightless agency. We just want to represent the best people in the industry."

That's right, the agency is also planning to include women of color. There's been complaints over the decrease in models of color at runway shows.

It's not certain if these designers will cast these new models. Agencies have very little influence over the decisions that designers make for runway shows. Most of the time it's the designers, not the agency, that are to blame for not including a variety of models.

IMG is casting five full-figure women for New York Fashion Week. Let's hope that these designers will make a wise decision and include these models in their runway shows.

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