Lolita or No-lita? Mixed messages in an anorexic model's death
She was a "fashion victim" in the fullest sense of the term.
Isabelle Caro won fame by posing naked for a 2007 advertising campaign against anorexia by Italian clothing brand Nolita. The intended message of the emaciated child-woman's
portrait was: "You don't want to look like this."
But in a celebrity-obsessed culture, too many people would do anything to see themselves up on that billboard–even adopt a dangerously unhealthy prepubescent look that is literally "to die for."