American Scene in Texas: Ostentation Meets Elegance

Diana Tatum is a model. She is 5 ft. 8 in. tall, and she normally weighs 117 lbs. For the presentation of the James Galanos spring collection at Neiman- Marcus in Houston, she weighed 107 lbs. The look, the body for Galanos, is a flat front, a flat behind and no waist, she says. "His show is very prestigious. If you can do this one, you are automatically booked for everything. That is why everyone diets so hard beforehand."

There are tears when some girls are not chosen. "You work so hard, and starve, and a lot of time it is...

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