It’s About Time Zaftig Is Beautiful


Jennie Runk is the lead model for this year’s H&M swimwear ad campaign. She is 24, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and wears size 12 or 14.

Robyn Lawley, 6’2″ and size 12, is Ralph Lauren’s newest model.

And who cares what size Burberry Adele wears as long as it doesn’t affect her magnificent voice.

Last year, Israel became the first country to pass a law prohibiting the use of underweight models in advertisements.

While more realistic images of women are coming into view, it’s going to be a continual battle. In 2010, Germany ‘s most popular women’s magazine opted for ordinary women models but today claims it didn’t work.

Listen to Ellen talking about the small sizes sold at Abercrombie & Fitch and heed her last line, “As long as you’re healthy and you’re happy, that’s the most important thing.”

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  1. Phyllis says:

    When I was young and growing up a size 12 was the perfect size. Things changed with the advent of “twigey” It is about time for the shape to get back to “normal” and to accept all sizes

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