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Source: BBC
http://brain.sg/article/kering-fashion-houses-to-stop-hiring-models-under-18-191480
Brain - Kering fashion houses to stop hiring models under 18
Key Highlights

Both Kering and LVMH signed a charter agreeing to stop hiring models who were under the age of 16

It has long been common across the industry to cast models who were under 18 - and indeed, many supermodels got their start in the fashion industry at a young age

But a spotlight was shone on the treatment of young models

Vogue also cited a number of allegations of sexual harassment in the fashion industry

It added that in the mid-1980s, when Campbell launched her career, there were so few fashion shows a year that "a model could stay in school if she wished" - but nowadays the work is much more demanding

But nowadays the work is much more demanding

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