US and European retailers continue mannequins like these mannequins which are so skinny that you can see their spinal column. Is there any wonder why anorexia is a problem in our country? Women are continually bombarded with unnatural body images that is perceived as a standard of beauty we should to aspire to look like


Well leave it to the folks from Down Under to buck that trend. A large retail chain in Australia is now using mannequins that look like real women in their lingerie department! Lingerie, next to swimwear that is the one department where women are most vulnerable so it is quite a smart move by the chain to use size 16 mannequins there. And these mannequins don’t looks dowdy or matronly like many plus size mannequins do, they look downright sexy.

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