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Images Can Change Body Size Preferences

Images Can Change Body Size Preferences

  • Posted: Jun 04, 2014
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This is an article about body sizes which we found on About Us  that was originally posted back in 2012 but thought it was an interesting article.

Eating disorder professionals and advocates have long discussed the effect of the ‘thin-ideal’ on body-image and self-esteem.  Westerners see an average of 2,000 images in advertising alone, on a daily basis, and images of thin bodies far outweigh the number of normal and plus-size bodies seen in the media.  There have been multiple studies on how this may play into the creation of eating disorders and how it affects the self-image of people who don’t have eating disorders.

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Nothin’ fits me rooms…Is this still the case?

Nothin’ fits me rooms…Is this still the case?

  • Posted: Jun 04, 2014
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This is an article I wrote about six years ago and I want to know if YOU find things have improved  for plus size men and women ….

“Picture this….I’m in a changing room, bundle of clothes, all different sizes (because you know each shop seems to have its own ideas of what each standard size should be).  I squeeze myself into the cubicle – (which is always the exact opposite of the Tardis, smaller inside than it looks from the outside) and make the best attempt I can to try stuff on without smashing my funny bone on the mirror.  (Which, incidentally, I’m sure are purchased from the fairground ‘Hall of Mirrors’, because I always seem to look larger at home in my own looking glass than I do in the shop. Trickery and corruption!)

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Elvi Offers Until The 17th June 2014

Elvi Offers Until The 17th June 2014

  • Posted: May 29, 2014
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It’s a great time to grab a bargain at plus size retailer Elvi who would like to promote a range of offers that they will be running within the next two weeks.

Their  talented and dedicated team with a passion for fashion strive to produce garments of perfect quality and flattering shape to inspire the uncompromising Elvi woman of today.

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