The models were not duped or forced to be depicted as skinny, nor are young women mindless consumers. We can and should express concern for things we see in the media or consumer culture, but if we look at how women's bodies are always up for public scrutiny, then what does that say about culture, about patriarchy, about privilege?
Anybody who has been to a fashion show in front and behind the scenes knows they rarely run on time and they are chaotic! This was a one-of-a-kind show amongst its own peer group which included stills, video and location shots amongst the customers of up-and-coming curvy fashion brand; Scarlett & Jo.
I have always been 'blessed' with a leading lady rack and I love them dearly as we all should with whatever we've been served, but let me tell you, they also come with issues that only women with bigger boobs understand.
Unless you've been living in a cave over the past few days, you may have come across Kim Kardashian's bum "breaking the internet". Predictably, the public's reaction, for the most part, was of shock and not awe. Why would it be? This is Kim Kardashian. She's 'known' for being cheap. Tacky. Tasteless. Plus, she's ethnic and she has got a huge ass.
When I got the call on a Thursday asking if I wanted to take part in a filming for Triumph's 'Women in Making' project as one of their 'real makers' the following Monday, I of course said yes. Since my last turn playing celebrity interviewer, I've been dying for a chance to get on camera and hear 'ACTION!' once again like an aspiring starlet.
A New York blogger and her project on sizeism has found herself catapulted into the spotlight after a photo of herself in
I am not particularly impressed with this season's masculine trend. I think it's something to do with my hourglass figure; I can't wear clothes cut with men's sharp lines in mind. Firstly, they don't fit properly - masculine tailoring doesn't work well on T&A - and secondly, I'm too short.