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why 'straight/curve' is the body positive documentary we need

We caught up with director Jenny McQuaile to find out how the fashion industry has become a front line for a momentous change.<p>When women are confronted with shameful depictions of one dimensional beauty (from Protein World to Project Harpoon), we've proven we're no longer afraid to hit back. Models …

How 10 Models REALLY Feel About Their Bodies

Not much good can come of comparing ourselves to others. Yet, we all know how hard it is not to. Everywhere we turn, there is someone else's idea of …

What’s the Skinny on “Skinny”?

<i>OMG, you look so skinny! What have you been doing? You look amazing!”</i><p>We all hear it. Whether at work, out to lunch with girlfriends, or walking …

Yes, Curves Are Gorgeous (And Other Beauty Truths We Need to Hear)

I recently returned home to the U.S. after spending two weeks in Ghana, West Africa. As the Director of Project Development for the Touch A Life …

West Africa

Kids’ Response to Barbie’s Makeover Shows Need for Diverse Dolls

Long straight hair and a tiny waist: Since 1959, that’s what most Barbies have looked like, save for a few limited-run figurines that resemble …

Famous Female Painters You Need to Know

Leonora Carrington - The Ultimate Surrealist<p>A surreal universe of <b>Leonora Carrington</b> is based on a variety of influences including <b>Celtic literature,</b> …

David Bowie

In India, demand grows for ethical supply chains in textile industry

India is among the biggest manufacturers of textiles and apparel in the world. The sector is dominated by small and medium-sized firms that are under …

Lakme Fashion Week 2015: Painting the ramp blue

Fashion Week