Test Medicina in lingua inglese 2016-2017: le domande ufficiali del Miur

Admission test for the degree course in medicine and surgery

Domanda 4 di 51

In recent years there has been increased concern that fashion models reflect an unrealistic and unattainable image of femininity and that this has a negative effect on the selfesteem of many young women. Many major designers continue to design for an exceptionally tall and flatchested female frame. It should be no surprise therefore that there have been several cases recently when designers have favoured male models on their catwalks to model their womenswear. Rather than being a cause of surprise or concern, this should be welcomed as a recognition of the fact that these designs are unsuitable for most women and it draws attention to the major differences between catwalk fashion and clothing for the real world.

Which one of the following statements, if true, would most strengthen the argument above?