Sunday, October 25

ASOS

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Gen Z body positive influencer Hippy Potter is shattering model standards

There are a few questions in life that seem to always leave us stumped, resulting in us obsessively rehearsing our answers or even delivering clichés in an attempt to save face. Common examples that come to mind are the textbook, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” or even something as simple as “How are you feeling?” There’s one question, however, that takes a bit more thought, as it often molds the first impression someone has of you: “How would you describe yourself?”When I posed this question to 24-year-old Black, queer, plus-size influencer Thaddeus Coates, he didn’t even hesitate before delivering an unexpected but visceral response: “I like to describe myself as 100 percent pure sunshine.”Seconds after divulging one of the most original and self-aw...
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Woman calls out sizing differences to encourage body positivity: ‘Never change your body to fit the clothes’

A woman’s Instagram post has earned her praise for preaching body positivity through a series of photographs.On July 15, a fashion blogger named Becki, who is based in Leeds, U.K., posted several photographs of herself wearing — or attempting to wear — three pairs of paints that she had purchased from Zara, Topshop and ASOS in sizes 12, 10 and 8 respectively.“CLOTHES ARE MADE TO FIT YOUR BODY, NEVER CHANGE YOUR BODY TO FIT THE CLOTHES!” she wrote. “Sizing. Specifically high street sizing.”View this post on Instagram CLOTHES ARE MADE TO FIT YOUR BODY, NEVER CHANGE YOUR BODY TO FIT THE CLOTHES! Sizing. Specifically high street sizing. I have no words. These photos feature jeans in a size 8, a size 10 and a size 12. Now if you've seen my stories today you...