Is a question being asked by Alec Soth www.alecsoth.com over on the Magnum blog.
By Alec Soth
"Lise Sarfati just released the latest edition of Magnum's Fashion Magazine. All of these pictures were made in Austin, an area Lise previously mined in her book The New Life. She also chose to photograph many of the same people; none of whom are professional models." ... http://blog.magnumphotos.com/2008/10/should_magnum_do_fashion.html