France Just Banned These Kinds Of Models, Shocking The Fashion World
To live an ideal life, you need good family, good friends, beautiful partner and money of course. But one more thing really essential for an ideal life is good health. Even if you have a lot of money, beautiful partner, brilliant friends and family but you always stay ill,what is the use of all that? You would never be able to enjoy with your family and friends with all the money that you have. So it's important to be healthy and fit all the time.
You cannot survive in this world if you are unhealthy. This written piece will open your eyes to the realities of an unhealthy life. It's tragic but true. And this need of always being healthy and fit is something that the French government recognized properly and therefore, they have taken a very crucial step. They have passed a very important law that has shook the entire fashion world.
#3 Fashion In France
Paris, the capital of France is known as the fashion hub of the world. You'll find exclusive clothing and extremely elite fashion weeks happening over there. Tons of models all around the world come to France to try their luck in the world of fashion. Models looking for work in France will now have to pass an examination that deems them healthy, following the legislation that was passed by France's National Assembly recently.
The law, which was part of a larger health bill that has been under consideration for months, essentially bans excessively thin fashion models. In order to become a model in France now, you will be required to have proper normal BMI. France government has specified the BMI. Keep reading ahead.
#2 The BMI
BMI stands for body mass index. It is the ratio of your height and weight. On the basis of this ratio, it determines whether you are fit, underweight, overweight or obese. The legislation will require all models applying for jobs in the country to provide a medical certificate by a professional that proves their health and Body Mass Index (BMI) are appropriate based on their weight, age and body shape.
The government has specified the BMI for everyone to avoid any sort of confusion. A normal BMI is between 18.5 and 24.9. The average BMI for French women is 23.2. Do not miss the video ahead that shows you a proper discussion on this topic by experts.
#1 The Video
This is a very common perception in everyone's mind that if you want to become a good model, you have to be thin. This isn't correct. Fashion world is fighting from Anorexia from a very long time now. Models health has been a controversial topic over the past couple of years. It's been widely reported that anorexia affects between 30,000 to 40,000 people in France, 90% of whom are female. France isn't the only country that has been considering such proposals. It follows in the footsteps of countries like Israel, Italy and Spain. So if you aren't really very thin, you can indeed become a very attractive model and an individual as well! Check out the video below.
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