#Fatkini Vintage Style

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So, you may have seen this rather wonderful post.

If you haven’t, go look at it, and then come back.

2. Wasn’t that fabulous? I certainly thought so, but then I saw something even better.

Because being skinny – or being fat – is not some sort of official measurement. It’s not even an idea that has remained the same. Within our parents or grandparents’ lifetimes, the ideal body shape has changed.

3. Want proof?

Check out this amazing advert:

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BOOM.

End of discussion.

5. No it’s not!

No it's not!

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Look at them, all desirous to rip off her clothes/see up her bra.

6. And here’s another!

And here's another!

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How are all these women so sassy?

7. In fact, there are tonnes of vintage adverts out there encouraging bright young things to lose the skinny label, and embrace their natural curves.

In fact, there are tonnes of vintage adverts out there encouraging bright young things to lose the skinny label, and embrace their natural curves.

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Probably not that attractive, but that’s the sand issue right there.

9. Maybe a little harsh, but we get the picture.

Maybe a little harsh, but we get the picture.

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Although if I ever saw a woman THAT slender from the sides, I would be buying her pie.

10. I didn’t think we could get any harsher, but apparently we can!

I didn't think we could get any harsher, but apparently we can!

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11. That girl is so angry that she’s skinny.

That girl is so angry that she's skinny.

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Grrr.

12. And the adverts just keep coming…

And the adverts just keep coming...

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13. The desire for curves goes right back in history.

The desire for curves goes right back in history.

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“I actually have transformed myself from a lean, cadaverous emaciated being into a well-proportion, normal…”

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Wait, were skinny people just not invited to come along?

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Poundex sounds dodgy though…

17. And it’s not just women!

And it's not just women!

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These poor skinny men. THEY HAVEN’T A CHANCE.

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20. Of course, skinny shaming is just as upsetting as fat shaming, and we don’t want to encourage either.

The important thing to remember is that today’s society’s ideals about what looks good is always going to change.

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/emilyekmurdoch/fatkini-vintage-style-t6v8

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