I can’t go ten minutes without hearing about how 257% of the people in the world are fat Everybodypanicthisisacrisesdeathfatzarecomingtogetyou!
So imagine my surprise when internet sales company wish.com apparently couldn’t find a single 3x-5x model to show off their 3x – 5x shorts. Instead, they had a thin thin model put both of her legs in one leg of the shorts, thusly:
That. Is. Awesome. I don’t have a ton to add to this, I wanted to blog about it mostly to boost the signal on Christina’s perfect response to such absolutely insulting advertising.
I do want to be clear that I’m not at all insulted that there are people who can fit both of their legs into one leg of my pants, because I celebrate the diversity of body sizes. I’m irritated that, while it’s difficult to tell what clothing will look like on me when I see it on a thin woman who is sealed into it by industrial sized clamps all down her back, it’s downright impossible to tell how shorts will look on me when a thin woman is wearing them as a skirt. Companies that want my big fat money will have to do better than this.
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