As I’ve previously expressed, modelling is a harsh industry - but it’s advocacy of eating disorders is more damaging than we may realise. Now, I’ll openly admit that as a teenager of the 21st Century, body image expectations are sometimes unbearable. There are days where I’ll look in the mirror and thoughts of being “ugly” … Continue reading 21st Century Modelling – The Unhealthy Reality
Following on from last week’s blog, I want to talk about plus-size modelling. Now, as a woman, I think it’s fair to say that we are all different in shape and size; but to brand someone as ‘plus size’ when (in reality) they’re not really grinds my gears - here’s why. There is a ridiculous … Continue reading 21st Century Modelling – Plus Size Power
Ah, the world of modelling. It all seems very glamorous right? The extravagant make-up, over-the-top outfits, paparazzi cameras – I could go on. But there’s a darker side to this façade. The promotion of eating disorders. I feel that modelling, in some respects, is an advocate for this. Especially in a world where British teenagers … Continue reading 21st Century Modelling – an advocate for eating disorders?