Kate Moss might never have met a skinny jean she didn't like - but apparently, she's not doing her health any favours.
The internet is abuzz today with the news that close-cut denim can cause damage to nerves and muscles.
Image: Kate Moss at the Burberry a/w 2015 show | Getty
A report published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry notes that a 35-year-old Australian woman developed a condition called compartment syndrome, caused by bleeding or swelling within muscles, which was aggravated by her wearing skinnies.
But before we all lose our sartorial sh*t, let's just put this in a bit of context: you'd have to be doing some serious squatting and twisting over a prolonged period to be affected. So instead of binning your skinny jeans, maybe just don't wear them to the gym. Or why not upgrade to a flare instead? This a/w's 70s trend will thank you for it.
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