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Victoria's Secret and Topshop slammed for body-shaming women

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Victoria’s Secret's “The Perfect ‘Body’” campaign is being criticised for its use of tall and slim models as part of its promo photos. The “’Body’” is actually a type of bra (available in sizes A-DDD).

Twitter users have expressed their outrage towards the campaign for perpetuating unrealistic expectations about women's bodies and a Change.org petition was launched asking Victoria's Secret to apologise.

Read more at the source.

A 23-year-old UK student has called out Topshop for using stick-thin mannequins in their stores. She tweeted a photo of her friend standing next to one of them. The tweet/photo has gone viral with people cosigning the student:

Topshop has released a statement. Read more at the source.

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Tags: fashion, victoria's secret
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