Yves Saint Laurent have been accused of ‘degrading’ models and ‘inciting rape’ with a new French advertising campaign.
One image shows a reclining woman in a fur coat and fishnet tights opening her legs while another shows a model in a leotard and roller skate stilettos bending over a stool.
The French fashion house’s new poster campaign across Paris, featuring painfully thin models, has sparked outrage with calls for it to be banned.
France’s advertising authority said most of the complaints it received were from people who saw the images as an ‘incitement to rape’.
It’s definitely not the first time that this happens.. Britain’s advertising watchdog banned a Saint Laurent advert two years ago that featured an overly thin model whose rib cage was showing