Body Image

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Well hello progress! While the media was focused on a scandal involving racist tweets from the newly-crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay of Texas (which is an incorrigible act and […]

August 10, 2016 ×
“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

“Un-Edit” Visual Campaign Highlights The Impact Social Media & Photoshop Has On Body Image

It’s hard to escape the world of social media and the impact it is having on body image standards. If we thought the pressure from the fashion or advertising industries […]

July 27, 2016 ×
Three “Beach Body Ready” Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty Or Fashion Trends

Three “Beach Body Ready” Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Beauty Or Fashion Trends

As the summer season gets into full swing, you may well have noticed articles online, perhaps shared on your social media news feeds, about women in bikinis. There have been […]

July 20, 2016 ×
Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

Why We Think Alicia Keys’ Essay On Going Make-Up Free Is A Game-Changer

In an essay for Lean Dunham’s Lenny Letter, Grammy Award-winning musician Alicia Keys wrote a piece titled “It’s Time To Uncover” which detailed her reasons for starting her #nomakeup campaign […]

July 19, 2016 ×
These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

It seems we are finally getting to a point where society accepts that health and fitness definitions are not a one-size-fits-all set of specifications. It’s not uncommon to see debates […]

July 7, 2016 ×
These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

These Boundary-Pushing Campaigns Are Evidence Of The Body Positive Fashion Revolution

You don’t have to look to the political landscape to find a real revolution lead by the democratic voice of the people – it’s already happening in the fashion world! […]

June 1, 2016 ×
An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

We love the body positive movement! There are so many conversations that have been started regarding perceptions around body ideals, and despite the many divisive opinions, the fact that it […]

May 18, 2016 ×
How Ebony Mag Brought Intersectionality Into The Body Image Convo With These 4 Cover Girls

How Ebony Mag Brought Intersectionality Into The Body Image Convo With These 4 Cover Girls

While we continue to slow clap on a regular basis about the body positivity movement that is infiltrating mainstream fashion and advertising, we’re adding a standing ovation to this particular […]

April 7, 2016 ×
IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

IMG’s First Male Plus Size Model Zach Miko Is Changing Narrow Masculine Body Ideals

Move over Derek Zoolander, there’s a new male model in town! His name is Zach Miko, and he has officially been signed to the world’s largest modeling agency, IMG Models […]

April 4, 2016 ×
Melissa McCarthy On The Message About Body Image She Is Teaching Her Daughters

Melissa McCarthy On The Message About Body Image She Is Teaching Her Daughters

One of the most important videos Dove released was their “Legacy” feature where they focused on how the self-esteem of a mother greatly impacts her daughter. In the video we […]

March 22, 2016 ×
This Video Shuts Down Any Myths About Plus Size Women & Health In The Most Epic Way

This Video Shuts Down Any Myths About Plus Size Women & Health In The Most Epic Way

With the ongoing attention paid to body image in mainstream media and fashion, as well as the shifting attitudes toward how we perceive different women’s bodies thanks to the infiltration […]

February 8, 2016 ×
NYU Art Exhibition ‘Beyond Measure’ Explores The Changing Role Of Plus Size Women In Fashion

NYU Art Exhibition ‘Beyond Measure’ Explores The Changing Role Of Plus Size Women In Fashion

The conversation around plus size women in the fashion industry has increased a lot over the past few years with the infiltration of social media, plus size bloggers and plus […]

February 8, 2016 ×