The NYT's Guy Trebay says models with non-descript looks are extremely trendy now. "Exotic" is sooooo over, baby. He blames the economy. "In leaner times, beauty, too, gets pared down. 'These things come in cycles,' said Alex de Betak, the director of Bureau Betak, one of the premier fashion show production houses. 'It's a trend like every other trend.'"
Strutting down the runway with a severe case of the blahs [NYT]