Photoshop that baby!: Gisele in London Fog

According to a press release [PDF] issued yesterday, Gisele is the new face, or rather, body, of London Fog. Yes, these photos are very provocative and a bit ridiculous, considering the product she is modeling (I know I go out in the cold and rain like that all the time!). But something else about the… Continue Reading →

The Return of Curves: Lara Stone

Known for larger breasts, bleached eyebrows, a sizeable gap between her two front teeth, and hips that round out between a U.S. size 4 and size 6, Lara Stone is different from what we’ve become accustomed to seeing on the runway and in fashion magazines.

Black Barbie Dolls Leave Much to Be Desired

As we found out from The Root, Mattel is releasing a new line of Barbie dolls that are getting a lot of attention. The new line, called “So In Style,” or “S.I.S.” are supposed to be African-American and to have more “authentic” facial features. The S.I.S. dolls are sold in pairs, with one adult doll… Continue Reading →

“Thin” is Thick with Reality

Brittany started dieting at age 12 because she wanted to look like her classmates. After gaining weight in an eating disorder treatment center, the under 100-pound teen grabs at the skin under her chin, sobbing. She thinks she has a double chin. Shelly has a tube that runs out of her stomach because she’s so… Continue Reading →