1 Steve Carell, Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert: How men would look if they had to pose in ads the way women are expected to
Slumber Party Barbie was introduced in 1965 and came with a bathroom scale permanently set at 110 lbs with a book entitled “How to Lose Weight” with directions inside stating simply “Don’t eat”
4 Marilyn Monroe would be a plus size if she were alive today
5 When did size 0 become the new size 8?
6 Isabella Rossellini said this on being fired by Lancome for being too old. “In their defense, they kept me till I was 42. It’s a tradition in cosmetics, in fashion. If you ask any woman, even a young woman, they’re resentful of it. Because when you’re twenty you know that one day you’re going to be forty or fifty.
And the fact that beauty is never represented at those ages … it’s offensive and scary. If you’re young, it’s scary. If you’re old, it’s offensive. So all the way through it’s bad news.”
How are you dealing with the fashion industry and it’s narrow standard of beauty?