It’s that time of year again…. Beach season. Everyone wants to get that perfect bikini body. But where do you start? There are so many diets and fads out there. Which one do I pick?
The key is just to BE HEALTHY. Exercise and eat well! But what actually is eating well? Recently, I just read the book, “Skinny Bitch” by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin, both former models AND nutritionists.
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I know it is still July, but I will be gone next week for vacation. Therefore, I figured I would write next week’s post today. With the new month comes the new theme. And August is Archival August, 5 Early Influential Designers that You Should Know. Today I will featured English designer Charles Frederick Worth as known as the Father of Haute Couture.
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Since Australia’s efforts to use healthy-looking models in media, more countries have taken similar steps to reform the image of the fashion model. Over the past couple months, Lynne Featherstone, U.K. equalities minister, has organized meetings with advertisers and magazines to discuss the media’s projected idea of body image. Featherstone believes that underweight models should be used in any form of media, including television. She also would like to see warnings on images that have been altered with Photoshop and other programs, so the public would understand that the images are not real. Featherstone is very concerned on the way that theses images are effecting young girls and women. Featherstone explains, “All women have felt that pressure of having to conform to an unrealistic stereotype, which plagues them their whole life. It is not just the immediate harm; it is something that lasts a lifetime.” However, Featherstone believes that “advertisers and magazine editors have a right to publish what they choose.” Yet, this should not compromise a girl or woman’s confidence in her body. Featherstone is not only concerned with the pressures on women, but also the pressures that men feel about being perfect.
With the World Cup almost over, I wanted to write a post relating the world’s greatest sport and fashion. The first thing that came to mind that blended these two areas was obviously David Beckham’s famous Armani Underwear ad. It got me thinking… What other soccer players have been featured in high fashion advertisements? So here is a collection of designers who have featured footballers in their ads! Continue reading →