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The Sartorialist blogger tags this woman as a "bigger, curvier girl." What do you think?

 I loved that she's a bigger, curvier girl than most of the other bloggers who you see in the press and tend to represent the genre.

The subtle thing she achieves so successfully in these two looks is to complement the sturdy but beautiful shape of her legs with an equally strong shoe. A daintier shoe would be overpowered but these shoes create a beautiful harmony for the lower half of her body.

His follow up ~

Remember, curvy is a body shape, not a weight. To be honest, you can't really see in these photographs most of the curves - chest, stomach, hip - this woman has.

I get emails all the time from self-professed curvy girls who want to see representations of their size on the site. What sucks is that when I try to put a photograph up to talk about these issues, the post is hijacked over the political correctness of the words.

 
tasches

Asked by tasches at 4:22 PM on Apr. 1, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (8)
  • Huh? She doesn't look bigger at all to me... her legs look maybe a bit shaplier and more toned, but that's it really.
    AdensMama0308

    Answer by AdensMama0308 at 4:26 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • eye rollingWhy is she curvy,because she's like a size 8?

    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:29 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • I think she looks healthy and fun. Kind of person who knows how to really enjoy life.
    jaelless

    Answer by jaelless at 4:26 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • She's awesome, he's a brainless oger!
    dharmagirl

    Answer by dharmagirl at 4:32 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • WTF?
    8Tinkerboo8

    Answer by 8Tinkerboo8 at 5:30 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Huh?
    Peggs11

    Answer by Peggs11 at 8:51 PM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • I don't understand why she's tagged as "bigger". She doesn't look big to me.
    myree85

    Answer by myree85 at 12:11 AM on Apr. 2, 2011

  • She is labeled as ''bigger'' and ''curvy'' because she is not a size -5.
    ZBandMom

    Answer by ZBandMom at 2:12 AM on Apr. 2, 2011

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