Here’s why the beauty standards we see every day are b.s., & how they tell us – in a purposefully sneaky way – what is & what isn’t beautiful.

Don’t let anyone tell you that you’re not beautiful. ❤

Serenity

I have a lot of issues with some of the standards set by “society” and beauty is probably one of the biggest. A few months ago I did a post called Love Your Body that you can check out by clicking the link. Basically, I will be elaborating/adding to some of the things that I talked about in that post about body image along with how societal standards affect people of different races, genders, etc.


In 2013 the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch announced that they would stop selling clothes for women who wore sizes above a 10 (US) because he didn’t want overweight people (women really) shopping at the stores. Their reasoning for keeping XL and XXL sizes for men is to appeal to athletes apparently. Supposedly, their goal is to attract “cool, good-looking people.” This is the reason that they “hire good-looking people.” Now, keep in mind that this…

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