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Diet Firms Come Under Fire as Youngsters Battle with Eating Disorders

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This week came reports of yet more complaints against the model industry. With the rise in eating disorders and the worry of poor body image amongst youngsters, MPs are investigating diet firms and cosmetic surgeons for their part. Young Academic reports on what looks like the youth mirroring the image and style of models and celebrities.

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Versace Collaborates with H&M to Offer Student Friendly Prices

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This morning saw the launch of the new Versace for collection for H&M. With a 400-strong queue outside the flagship store and the online site down, was it worth the wait and did everyone get what they wanted? Young Academic brings you the latest student fashion news on today’s launch.

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Outrage at Model Industry and Child Models after Dakota Fanning Marc Jacobs Campaign

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At 16, life is just beginning but not in the world of modelling according to a new fashion agency which is currently looking for 13 year olds to nurture into the fashion industry. The news comes just days after the controversy of Marc Jacobs’ Oh Lola! advertising campaign. Rachel Deer gives her views on the latest controversies in the fashion world as opinions continue to fly in essential student fashion news.

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Winter Festival Comes to London to Promote Cultural Diversity

As a primary student portal, Young Academic brings news on the culturally diverse events that will be taking place in London from November the 18th to January the 11th 2012. London will be teaming with exciting events and Young Academic prides itself on providing you with the details of these events.

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Will Peter Roebuck Be Remembered For All The Wrong Reasons?

As a major student news site, Young Academic acknowledges the great work of Peter Roebuck and assesses the controversies that seemed to surround him constantly. He was no doubt a cricketing genius but it seems he was a troubled man and in this article I pay respect to a great man regardless of his illicit actions.

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Evolution of Barbie Sparks Yet More Controversy

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It may be a step away from the usual student fashion and education news but I’m sure there are a few big kids out there or even those just interested in the Barbie scandal who will want to know of the latest controversy to hit the news this week.

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Students Steal Fashion Inspiration from Friends Rather than Celebrities

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When it comes to fashion, finding new ways to express ourselves is key. Timeless classics or bang on trend, whatever the style, people will dress according to their personal tastes. It has come to the light this week that rather than taking fashion inspiration from celebrities, young women are now choosing to copy friends and even strangers when buying a new outfit.

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Amy Winehouse Back To Black Dress to Be Auctioned

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Just four months after the tragic death of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse comes news that the dress worn on the Back To Black album cover will be auctioned. The dress is expected to raise between £10,000 and £20,000 and all proceeds will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation.

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Trade Show Meets Model Runway in Couture and Trade Fashion Event

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This week across the nation appears the hat, scarf and gloves combo, icy breaths and the return of the boot and so we prepare for another cold winter. The cold doesn’t just turn our thoughts to Christmas and cosy nights in but also our winter wardrobes. What to wear? Where to buy it from? Let’s try and step away from the obvious stores this winter and create our own individual looks. Enter The Indulgent Trade Show which will hit Manchester this January in the attempt to bring an eclectic mix of evening wear, occasion dresses and cocktail outfits for the ultimate evening look this winter.