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In artist Yolanda Dominguez’s video, “Ninos vs. Moda,” a bunch of wise eight-year-olds are shown various images from fashion campaigns and asked to describe them. The unsurprising results? Women are portrayed as being sick, drunk, in danger, fighting, passed out, even thrown in the trash—and men are superheroes, studying for university, and the bosses of good companies. Women are presented as powerless, while men are powerful; what else is new? Watch the adorable (and revealing) video below.   Via www.latina.com Image via www.latina.com Read More On Bust. Read More
Here’s a crazy stat for you: The 44-year-old founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely, is the youngest self-made lady billionaire in history. The business of whittling down women’s waists has been a big deal for a long time, so maybe it’s not too surprising that the person who started the modern restrictive undergarment craze is swimming in moola. But what are Spanx and other body shapers really costing you? New reports tell scary tales of compressed organs, squashed bowels, and numbness and tingling in the legs, all caused by squeezing your tuchus into too-tight spandex. Dr. Read More
This summer is all about pits and tits, thanks to tanks with super-low-cut necks and armholes. And with these sweet sets, you can wave your hands in the air like you just don’t care that they can see your underwear. Fringe With Benefit Go wild in a wolf tank and a leopard-print bra that’s perfect for full-figured femmes. Peace Out Crop Top–Spiritual Creatures, $11.75, toofastonline.com; Sculptresse by Panache Chi Chi Full Cup Underwire Bra, $62, herroom. Read More
  Most of our dads grew up in an even more intense culture of masculinity than our friends and brothers, and it was a culture that didn’t exactly allow for a dude to learn about putting up a ponytail unless he had long hair himself. That’s why Denver salon owner Calli Heubl-Bodilis’s “Beer and Braids” nights are such an awesome idea. Heubl-Bodilis discovered the need for a workshop like this when she realized how many more fathers are one-on-one with their kids than they used to be. “Dads today are so much more hands-on. Read More
We’re so glad more people of all shapes and sizes are coming to beaches and pools with bikinis this summer. But if you’re looking for plus-size two-pieces, they’re often a little harder to find. Have no fear! We have 12 great ones listed for you here. 1. Tropical Print Triangle Bikini Top 2. Women’s Pink & Black Floral Top 3. This Royal Blue Underwired Top 4. Seaside Serenity Fringed Swimsuit Top 5. Fuller Bust Mix & Match Top (sizes DD-G!) 6. Daisy Bikini Set 7. Swim Sexy Red Darling Dot Halter High Waist Bikini 8. Read More
By Lisa Butterworth // Photographed by Annabel Mehran Styled by Marissa Peden // Hair by Brian Fisher // Makeup by Lucy Halperin For Bethany Cosentino, this might just be the year of the woman. It’s kind of destined, the 28-year-old Best Coast singer, guitarist, and songwriter tells me. “My best friend gave me a tarot reading in February and it was all about having a self-discovery thing happen,” she says. “And about women playing a really important role in my career.” So far, the cards are right. Read More
The look that says, “Hey, boys, I’m ready for anything!” If you’ve been feeling lately like stirring up a Harvey Wallbanger and playing some Marvin Gaye, we have a treat for you. These men’s fashion ads from the 1970s are everything you could imagine and more: bold patterns, high waists, lots of mustard, unitards. Feast your eyes on this manly dreamscape:  Including bedtime.  Or simply lounging in matching silk sets.  With your “high fashion coordinates,” you’ll always look your freshest. Read More
It’s summer and you know what that means…Bathing suits! Oh the horror! Finding the perfect suit can be hard—but Target has your back. For their newest swimsuit campaign, “Target Loves Every Body,” they paired up with some of our favorite bloggers, like Nashelly Messina of Fabulatina, Nikki Minton of My Style Diaries, Sarah Boyd of Simply Stylist, and Chantè Burkett of Everything Curvy And Chic. Listen up, retailers: We want to see more body-positive campaigns like this one.  So far, Target has released a video and some still images for the campaign. Read More
When it gets this hot in the summer, we often can’t help but wear oversized tees and old gym shorts, both on the beach and on the street. But the best way to celebrate summer is clear: Throw on a loose caftan and never worry again. After all, the only thing you have to do to get your body caftan-ready for summer is put a caftan on it. We found 10 super-cool caftans for you so that you can keep looking—and feeling—fresh even in the heat! Check them out below. Read More
I met Michelle Phan the same day I received my first laptop, a gift so exciting that I hastily unwrapped the slick white device and threw away the user manual by accident. Powering up my beloved new device, I did a quick Internet search: something along the lines of “mac tutorial.” Intrigued by a colorful Youtube thumbnail, I clicked. The video, it turned out, wasn’t a tutorial for newbie Macbook owners. It was a girl with long, dark hair demonstrating how to achieve something called a smokey eye using MAC Cosmetics. Read More