Vogue has the support of groups including Model Alliance, an organization that advocates for fair treatment of models, and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), the governing body of fashion in the US. Steven Kolb, CFDA’s president, said the group wants to see models given more time to mature, so that “they feel safe and in charge in the workplace.”

That’s a solid start. Now Vogue and its allies just have to convince the rest of the global industry.

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