Kirstie Clements talks about disordered eating


Former editor of Australian Vogue Kirstie Clements, author of The Vogue Factor, had an edited excerpt of her book published in The Guardian about the much discussed topic of models with disordered eating.

Not every model has an eating disorder, but I would suggest that every model is not eating as much as she would like to. In 1995 I cast a lovely Russian model for a studio shoot in Paris, and I noticed that by mid-afternoon she hadn't eaten a thing (we always catered). Her energy was fading, so I suggested we stop so she could have a snack. She shook her head and replied: "No, no. It is my job not to eat." It was one of the only sentences she knew how to say in English.

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