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Kelly Cutrone

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"Society has a hyper emphasis on thin and that trend comes from the consumers — it does not come from the fashion industry," claims Kelly Cutrone. "The fashion industry needs to make money, that's what we do. If people said, 'We want a 300 pound purple person,' the first industry to do it would be fashion. You look at the Dove campaign in Times Square — it sticks out like a sore thumb. Those girls in the white T-shirts and underwear, next to Calvin Klein [and all the other fashion ads]. As a consumer, it doesn't make me want to buy Dove. I'm all for the real look, but as a consumer it doesn't make me want to buy clothes." [TFS]