Stop Telling Us We Are Beautiful

Researchers have suggested that instead of making a woman feel better about how she looks, reading that “You are beautiful” may instead send her down the road to mentally reviewing everything she finds non-beautiful about herself. [Psychology Today]

Dua Lipa Announces New Fashion Collection

However, not everyone is pleased with what may not be an entirely inclusive collection. Although Dua tweeted that she wants the clothes to be “universal and accessible for everyone,” it turns out that they’ll only be available in up to a UK size 16. [Teen Vogue]

Victoria's Secret has a plan to revamp its image for younger women

Victoria’s Secret is trying to attract younger women and win back former customers by focusing on core categories, such as apparel and lingerie. Jan Singer, CEO of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie said the company is doing this by understanding the needs of its clients. “It’s not a one size fits all,” [CNBC]

Tess Holliday Slams Photoshop App That Slimmed Down Her Body

Model Tess Holliday is speaking out after a photoshop app called PIP CAM used her image without permission. And if that’s not bad enough, the purpose of using said image was to show how the app can slim down people’s bodies. [ELLE]

Theresa May gets three times as many comments on her appearance as Corbyn

New research shows that part of the problem for female politicians is that social media puts public figures in virtual stocks but offers a safe haven for the cowards who attack them [GQ]

Remember the Kitri dress with a 700 people waiting list? It’s back in stock

You know the KITRI dress that had its own 700-people strong waiting list before even launching after being spotted on Charlotte Groeneveld aka Fashion Guitar and other fashion influencers? The one that sold out in a matter of hours? Well good news, it will be back in stock today at 12.30pm! Just in time for a bit of pre-bank holiday shopping. Happy days. [Marie Claire]


Shakaila Forbes-Bell is a Fashion Psychologist and writer who has been featured in Marie Claire UK, i-D, Who What Wear, All Walks Beyond the Catwalk, Fashion Bomb Daily, The Voice Newspaper, Gal-Dem, Black Matters US and more.

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