Diversity is one of the biggest issues facing the fashion and beauty industries today. The number of underrepresented groups is vast with size, age, ethnicity and sexuality fighting its way to be seen and heard. However, in recent years, these industries have taken steps towards being more inclusive. Driven by social media, the world of beauty and fashion has moved to welcome and represent customers along the spectrum of skin shades, gender identities and body types. Undoubte
The only reason I’m in fashion is to destroy the word conformity.
Vivienne Westwood Isn’t it strange how we’re always told to “just be ourselves”, yet we often end up being succumbed to fitting in with the crowd? Well, it turns out that this can actually have a negative impact on the way that we show up in the world. It all comes down to lack of individuality, which in turn can interfere with our levels of confidence and even self-worth. Clothing should be worn to empower us,
Our toxic, image-based society teaches women to value themselves and others in terms of kilograms and pounds. Shouldn’t we work towards finding peace with our body, without the Instagram standards of beauty looming over our consciousness? Body neutrality is a middle ground between the pressures of body-hate and body positivity. A newer, progressive stride towards inclusivity, it moves the mental energy away from body consciousness and self-criticism to reach a personal harmon