I’m a Botticelli or maybe a Rembrandt…
Women in Australia are denouncing the practice of referring to women’s body shapes as apples or pears. Why compare a woman’s shape to an inanimate object? There is a new movement underway to describe women’s body types by referring to celebrated artists (think Ruben, Matisse, Da Vinci) who have drawn women of all shapes and sizes throughout history. Check out the video to see what’s going on:
Yay for the Aussie’s! I love it…so much better than being referred to as a pear!
Here are the new categories:
Used to be: Inverted triangle
Shape: Bigger up top with broad shoulders and/or buxom bust and a comparatively smaller waist and hips
Used to be: Apple
Shape: Well-proportioned and carry weight around the midsection
Used to be: Banana or straight
Shape: Features classic lines, pretty much straight up and down, giving an elegant form
Used to be: Pear
Shape: Bottom heavy, bigger around the hips and bottom than the bust region
Used to be: Hourglass
Shape: A smaller waist with a fuller bust and bottom.
Shape: Narrow shoulders and hips, you may have a wider midriff and carry some weight in your upper legs
Thinking of myself as a Rembrandt is just so nice!
Have a thoroughly lovely Thursday,