We don’t often think about food when we think of fashion and models. If anything, we usually think quite the opposite, as in avoidance of food. These same thoughts have led to much criticism in the fashion industry for overly-thin models and eating disorders. Pressure from the fashion industry, inappropriate food choices, and unavailability of good food options during fashion shows lead to poor eating by models, says Isabella Rossellini’s model daughter, Elettra Wiedemann. This is why Wiedemann is launching a pop-up restaurant for four days during NY Fashion Week at Robert’s Restaurant at the Museum of Arts and Design from February 11th to 14th.
According to Daily Mail UK, the pop-up named Goodness was started by Elettra in order to “accentuate the importance of mentors and maintaining balance when it comes to outside interests,” including her own interest of proper nutrition and health. The pop-up will feature 4 top chefs, including Mario Batali, Leo Forneas of Robert, Alain Allegretti of La Promenade des Anglais and Julian MedinaÂ of Toloache, serving up cuisines from Italian to Mexican. Read More