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At fashion forum, Kors unveils new age limit

Designer will now hire models 16 and older

Anna Wintour and Michale Kors looked on yesterday as Dr. David Herzog spoke to supermodel Natalia Vodianova before the forum at Harvard Business School. Anna Wintour and Michale Kors looked on yesterday as Dr. David Herzog spoke to supermodel Natalia Vodianova before the forum at Harvard Business School. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / March 23, 2010

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In front of a crowd of nearly 1,000 at Harvard Business School last night, fashion designer and “Project Runway’’ judge Michael Kors announced that he will raise the minimum age of the models he employs to 16 in an effort to curb what he calls the “army of children’’ seen with increasing frequency on catwalks and in fashion photo shoots. (Full article: 933 words)

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