Through fashion I have learned how to make myself feel more self-assured and outgoing

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When I was younger, I would often cry in the dressing room while shopping. It’s still challenging choosing outfits for my body type. However, I no longer try to disappear under layers of baggy clothes. I have learned to accentuate the details about myself that I feel confident about to balance out the details that make me feel insecure.

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What Do Women Do When We’re Not the “Right Type” of Curvy? | #ThisGirlEats

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“I like curvy women!”

No, you like women with big boobs, small waists and peachy bums. You like the right kind of curves.

The hourglass figure has been held on the highest pedestal of beauty for as many years as I can remember. Growing up around the time that I did, big bodies weren’t really represented, at least not how they are today. It was all about the Kate Mosses and Victoria Beckhams and, if you didn’t stand a chance of looking like them, the hourglass was what you aspired to be.

There’s no denying a bodacious hourglass figure is a beautiful sight to behold, and I have absolutely no intention of saying otherwise. I’m not here to detract from any body type. But what about the rest of us curvy women?

For years people used Marilyn Monroe as the poster girl for fuller figures. She was, of course, a…

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