- Complete the sentences using information from the text
a) If the agreement is successful…, weight-related disorders such as anorexia or bulimia would fall in all the country.
b) Information on hip and shoulder sizes…will be obligatory in all women's clothes.
c) Minister Elena Salgado said that male's size will change if the agreement with fashion companies goes well.
d) The agreement… between Spanish goverment and fashion houses such as Zara or El Corte Ingles will mean the change in clothes size for women.
- Can you summarize the basic aims and terms of the agreement?
The text mentions that the Spanish Ministry of Health, Elena Salgado and some Fashion houses have approved that the size of women in the clothes are more comfortable for everyone. For that, mannequins in fashion stories will be more size 38 and size 46 will no longer be considered extra-size. Information on hip and shoulder sizes will be obligatory in all clothes.
- In your opinion, is there a direct connection between the world of fashion and weight-related disorders (anorexia, bulimia, etc.)?
From my point of view I think that is there a direct connection between the world of fashion and weight-related disorders because some clothing companies make t-shirts or dresses of small sizes. Therefore I agree with these measures.