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ModCloth is committed to representing all women. Check out the new ModCloth swimwear ad campaign, featuring women of all shapes and sizes.
Ashley Graham wears it well as Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue plus size model…
Is exercise for kids soon to be a trend? Let’s hope so. What we, as parents, can do to instill healthy habits in our children.
The so-called Israel Photoshop law – which took effect on January 1, 2015 – aims to protect women and girls from unhealthy ideals in fashion advertising.
If you could flip a switch, what one thing would you change about your body? Would you want bigger eyes? A smaller waist? Maybe to be just a little bit taller? Or would you want a mermaid tail?
What low self esteem + poor body image is doing to our girls’ future success, and what to do about it.
SF-based ModCloth takes the Heroes Pledge for Advertisers against photoshopping , supporting better body image campaign…
Will Project Runway feature size 12 models? Tim Gunn hopes so!
Do you struggle with body image issues? Did your mother or grandmothers do the same? In this moving video, a teenager talks about the roots of her own issues with food.
Body image can be a tricky topic, especially if you’ve struggled with food and body image issues in the past. There’s a certain stigma attached to body image issues, and I think that’s one of the reasons that this problem is so prevalent. We don’t feel like we can talk about it. Our issues with food or with what we see in the mirror make us feel ashamed.
…and they don’t make clothes for plus sized women, either.
Furious? So am I!
Startling facts about female body image emphasize the ongoing struggle with body issues.
We know that the beauty industry relies heavily on Photoshop to deliver an idealized depiction of what women look like or maybe what they think we should look like. So, what do those fashion models look like before any color corrections, blur tools, or healing brushes?
XOJane was tired of the impossibly thin supermodels in magazines with unattainable bodies. She put out a call to readers asking them to send in photos of their real girl bellies and one thing that they liked about them. The response was overwhelming, and she has so far published two galleries of real girl bellies.
Nancy Upton answered the call to American Apparel’s plus size model campaign, but it wasn’t what they wanted to hear!
When I called her a “real woman,” I was referring to the fact that she wasn’t overly photoshopped, but several commenters made a really great point about something else implied by that headline: did that mean women who don’t look like Lizzie aren’t real? Of course not! Today, I wanted to celebrate real women.
Healthy is the New Skinny is all about promoting a healthy body image in the fashion industry from the inside. They focus on what they call “natural models,” or models that look like real women. Their website is full of stories from women who’ve risen above the culture of the fashion industry.
We could all use a little more focus on seeing beautiful. Mirror, Mirror games don’t help us see beautiful.
Should tanning beds be banned for teens, no one, or everyone? What do you think about tanning and body image?