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Is the world changing it's view of a Super Model?

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I think so
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Hmm
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I don't care
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Who cares?
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Why?
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The world is changing the view on the sizes on models as the industry is trying to show people that not only skinny people can be models too. But it's rare, I say. Some magazines or fashion trending industries they do it just so people not in the industries would think that they have changed or they are nice, but they just do it to show US. And then, all the girls still want to be skinny as hell.
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If the average man preferred supermodel thin women, then that body-type would be dominant in pornography — but it isn't. Women in porn are still thinner than average, but nowhere near as thin as supermodels or fashion models.
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The design business is famously homogenous — at New York Mold Week in February, more than seventy five percent of the models were white. In any case, mold's assorted qualities issue stretches out past simply race. The runways concentrate on one strict standard of excellence, underestimating models left and right due to novel qualities.
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A number of women have emerged as champions of the body positive, plus-size revolution that exploded in 2015 but Tess Holliday, a supermodel who refuses to bow to the conventions perpetuated by the fashion industry, has arguably become one of the most prominent of them all.

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If the world is changing its view of a super model then I'll be one of the happiest people on earth! Its about time. This kind of acceptance is what I have been waiting for for a long time now..
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As fantastic as that would be, wouldn't the media still be controlling the size of the 'ideal' woman? Yes, it will change, yet the new 'ideal' will still be shoved down our throats until we change in order to fit the new mold.
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The control of the 'ideal' woman is evident throughout the ages, simply changing form with each new 'trend' that comes along every few years. I think that the only way to eradicate this obsession with how women, and now men, are supposed to look, would be when we get rid of the concept of 'sex sells' within the media.

The current ideal, that disguises itself as 'healthy' is still, very much, an unrealistic ideology to strive for. Therefore, I do believe that this change of the 'ideal', will give more confidence and acceptance towards the majority, as it is more realistic. Yet even the term"plus-size" indicates that it is still not seen as normal, as, even though these women have bodies that are completely normal and healthy, it is still labeled to be plus:"with the addition of" /"after a certain amount" , a certain size. Which is still the ideal that has been perpetuated up until now, and is still being perpetuated through the majority of the media as well as advertising.

I do hope that society will finally see these women as healthy and the norm, and erase the label of"plus-size" that they currently wear. Although, unfortunately doubtful, I do hope that the age of acceptance of all sizes, is on the horizon. Yet, I believe that this can only happen once this obsession with our body image, big or small, becomes something of the past and is eradicated from the media and society completely.
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I really hope that this is not just a phase and that society actually sticks to accepting and supporting the female figure, regardless of size. I am tired of seeing my friends hate their bodies when they believe that they fall short of the 'ideal'.
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The fact that a woman's confidence and sense of self is dependent on what the media says is disturbing and repugnant in itself. Why have we been so socialised to believe in a certain ideology of aesthetics, that the only way to feel otherwise is when the media tells us to? Why can I only accept and love my body when the model on the magazine cover looks a little bit more like me?

Although most of us have been raised with the ideology of"what matters most is how you are on the inside", we don't have the chance to believe it once we step out into the real world. If we don't see it in every single platform of the media, we hear about it from our friends and our peers. The fact that the body type that is 'in' at the moment determines how we feel about ourselves is ridiculous, and it has the potential to do so much damage to a human being.

My words do not come from a body that has been exempt from self hatred and ridicule, it just brings so much heartbreak to know that our view on ourselves is not our own, but from pieces of paper and what we see on our television, or the screens of movie theaters.
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It is always really sad hearing women say things like this, when a lot of guys don't even consider the 'ideal' when looking at women. It all comes down to personal preference and what the individual finds attractive. I am in no way downplaying, or disregarding what you ladies go through with the media.I see it with my sisters, as well as every girl I have ever been with. I just find it really sad how, because of the stupid 'ideal' that is being shoved down girl's throats, which is not even the case for the majority of guys out there, that they won't believe it when you tell them how beautiful they are.
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