Models pose at the end of the Marc Jacobs Runway Show at Park Avenue Armory on February 16, 2017 in New York City. In the past, Jacobs has been criticized for culturally insensitive runway shows. This year marked a change. Peter White/Getty Images hide caption

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When It Comes To Economic Election Prediction Models, It's A Mixed Bag

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Plus-size women have struggled in the past to find fashionable clothing options. But, with celebrities bringing plus size to the forefront, the fashion industry might wake up. Mary McLain/NPR hide caption

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As Plus-Size Fashion Gains Popularity, Retailers Play Catch-Up

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Models wear creations for Masha Ma's fall-winter 2015-2016 ready to wear fashion collection during Paris fashion week, Paris, France, on March 11. Under proposed legislation in France, models would have to get routine checkups. Christophe Ena/AP hide caption

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After college, Geena Davis got a job at an Ann Taylor clothing store. Then she noticed an empty chair in a window display, and she decided to sit down and freeze. "I was a live mannequin," she says. Courtesy of Geena Davis hide caption

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From Mannequin To Actor: Geena Davis' 'Ridiculous, Ridiculous' Break

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Eileen Ford with two of her famous models, Cheryl Tiegs (left) and Cristina Ferrare, in New York in 1983. Ford died on Wednesday at age 92. Marty Lederhandler/AP hide caption

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Listen to Scott Simon's 1987 interview with Eileen Ford.

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