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Fighting dummies: the crusade against ultrathin body ideals

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Bloomingdale's window display at 60th and Lexington Avenue in New York City. (Sheya Meierdierks-Lehman/CNS)

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Bloomingdale's window display at 60th and Lexington Avenue in New York City. (Sheya Meierdierks-Lehman/CNS)

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Bloomingdale's window display at 60th and Lexington Avenue in New York City. (Sheya Meierdierks-Lehman/CNS)

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Window mannequins have long documented body image trends. With the recent deaths of anorexic models, some fashion industry officials are reevaluating their standards.


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