To which the pretentious and haughty couture world's response is, well, pretentious and haughty.
Andreas Lebert, editor-in-chief for Brigitte magazine, said future photo spreads will feature a mix of prominent and unknown women who "have an identity" instead of those with "protruding bones."
Marie Antoinette sneering 'Let them eat cake. Lots and lots of cake.' couldn't have been more cluelessly arrogant as the torch-wielding crowds began to gather outside.
Curvy women have no place on the catwalk, iconic German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was quoted as saying Sunday, after a magazine said it was banning skinny models in favour of "real women".
"No one wants to see curvy women," Lagerfeld was quoted as saying on the website of news magazine Focus.
"You've got fat mothers with their bags of chips sitting in front of the television and saying that thin models are ugly," he added.
Consider this one heterosexual male vote for curves and confidence and women who don't look like heroin addicted famine victims.