The Rotary Club of Sydney meets for Lunch on Tuesdays 12.30pm to 2.00pm at
The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel Cello Room, 4th Floor, 169 Castlereagh Street
(between Market and Park Street) Sydney NSW 2000.
 
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Lunch Meeting: Ethics on the Catwalk


Tuesday 28th March

With March being the month when the Sydney Rotary Club concentrates on ethics, luncheon guest speaker on Tuesday 28th March will be Ursula Hufnagl, Director of Sydney-based Chic Management.

From Abbey Lee Kershaw and Miranda Kerr to Gemma Ward and Shanina Shaik, Ursula’s agency has launched the careers of Australia’s top supermodels since it opened 21 years ago. Her agency holds the annual Girlfriend Model Search to unearth the next crop of catwalk stars.

A former model, Ursula Hufnagl makes ethical decisions other agents may shy from. At Fashion Week a few years back, she pulled the model Stephanie Carta from a show because she looked too thin.

Faced with the same situation, Ursula would do it again. "Absolutely. People think that's an isolated situation, that it was only Fashion Week, but you've got to understand we've been dealing with that for years. It just came to that crunch where I went, 'No more."' She dismisses the calls for rules based on models' body mass index - some girls are "naturally thin" - but says it is the agents' responsibility to ensure their models are healthy.

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