Body Image Round Up: Finally! Plus Size Swim Suits That Don’t Suck!
The road to progress is paved with sh*tty grandma style black one-piece swimsuits with faux wrap skirts and mumsy necklines. No more! Sexy lady and “plus-size” model Robyn Lawley has taken it upon herself to design some fashion forward suits that will save us all.
She told Refinery 29, “I swim almost daily, and I found most swimwear that came in my size to be boring and unflattering with no real fashion elements.” The 24 year-old model went on to say, “For this first collection, I decided to start in a size range that 80% of women live between,” she explained. “We will add sizing according to the feedback we receive and we are really hoping the demand is there.”
It’s exciting to see brands starting to embrace curvy ladies, cause we are here to stay! Another brand to look out for is Gabi Fresh, who’s doin’ the good work:
AND THE FEMINIST BODY IMAGE AWARD OF THE DAY GOES TO:
This is borderline relevant so I’m going to throw it in here. This morning I came across this video of Dustin Hoffman discussing what his role in TOOTSIE meant to him. (FYI he plays an actor who can’t get work, so he dresses like a woman to get parts.) What follows is an important message, further proof that he’s the best, but also can I be your friend Dusty?
Do you feel the earth tilting in a positive direction for the curvy ladies? Would you rock any of these suits? And isn’t Dustin the greatest?