Stereotypes In The Fashion Industry

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You can make half a million dollars a year, but there are a few rules to follow. First off, you can’t weigh more than 120 pounds, and you can only have one percent body fat. Your cheekbones would need to cave into your face making you look as if you haven’t eaten in days or even weeks. You must have a porcelain face, no flaws or pimples. Basically, you have to look like a Barbie doll. Everywhere I look, the fashion industry promotes people who are skinny as a stick and beautiful as a diamond. Our society tends to downgrade women who have a little extra weight on them. A long term goal I have is to start my own online clothing boutique one day. I want to help women embrace their figures and personalities for who they really are. I want them to…show more content…
I truly believe that everyone is made equal and anyone can do anything if they set their mind to it.
Everywhere we look, we seem to find people drooling over supermodels like Tyra Banks and Cindy Crawford. These supermodels are thin as a feather and beautiful as a diamond. These women are the ones who fit into those size-zero pants that are always left behind on the clothing racks at the department stores. Their bodies are pieces of art, each abdominal muscle is carefully crafted to make the most unrealistic human being. Their faces are injected with innumerable amounts of biotox, making them wrinkle-free. Their daily hobbies consist of baking themselves inside of a tanning bed for hours to achieve that bronzy look. Less than one percent of our population
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