You're beautiful

This vintage advertising image we spotted on Facebook made us smile. What's not 'normal' about either of these women?

bathing suit fashion barometer

And this one demonstrated how changing fashion, aided and abetted by media hype, has dictated what is and isn't desirable (or even acceptable) size-and-shape-wise, sometimes to the detriment of women's (and men's) health, as well as confidence and body image perception.

model sizes

One of our voluptuously gorgeous Facebook friends posted this humorous quip as a reminder of the subliminal sizist messages and language we are continuously subjected to by the fashion industry Stasi.

chunky dipping

 But to be Blunt, surely the moral of the story is that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and the industry standard equates to plain boring clone!

you're beautiful