Posts tagged magazines

Why You Can't Compare Yourself to Pictures in Magazines (or Images on TV or the Big Screen)

Beliefs about weight and our bodies come from all kinds of sources, including family, friends, art, fashion, movies, books, and yes, magazines. That’s why it’s so important for… read 

Ever Coveted a Star's Body? Seeing One Up Close Can Change That

You guys know that I’m not anti-celebrity or anti-media. I love watching America’s Next Top Model, and, heck, I’ve worked for women’s magazines for the last nine years. That… read 

Body Sanity and The Adventures of The Retoucher and Lady Macbeth!

Writer Lisa de Nikolits has a unique understanding of media images—for years, working as an art director at international editions of magazines like Vogue and Marie Claire, she… read 

Three Cheers for A Diversity of Body Types on the Runway! (And A Few Other Things That Will Make You Happy)

Lovely, lovely happenings in the body revolution world in the past few weeks: Marc Jacobs Paris fashion show featuring models with a diversity of body types and ages… read