Our Instagram feeds have the power to change and influence our perceptions of not only ourselves, but the world that we live in; a world which is so often filled with internalised misogyny, racism and […]
Jess Farmer speaks to LUU BEAT society about their work during Eating Disorders Awareness Week and plans for the future!
Brandy Millville’s one size fits all policy is incredibly problematic and damaging for teenage girls, contributing to the growth of eating disorders and body dysmorphia amongst the teenage population. Brandy Melville is a worldwide clothing brand, offering […]
Yasmine discusses how it is normal to see body changes and weight gain and how to love yourself for it.
Jameela Jamil is waging war on diet and weight loss product advertisements that persistently infiltrate our Instagram feeds via social media influencers. From detox teas, to magic tablets to super shakes, the promise of miraculous […]
Fashion Print Editor Iona Tompkins examines the recent shift in the landscape of the lingerie industry.
‘Love Island’: a guilty pleasure for most on a warm summer’s night. What you may have also been watching in the breaks was MYA’s breast enlargement TV adverts, which branded the surgery as the opportunity […]
With Eating Disorder Awareness Week starting off the month, it’s only fitting to close it with a celebration of the movement that’s taking the fashion world by storm – the Body Positive Movement, encouraging people […]
The body is a constant and inevitable presence in our everyday lives. From how we decide to get dressed to what we like to eat, from the advertisements that torment us, to other people’s looks, […]
In this world social media presents us with models with very small frames, muscular frames, or whatever else is deemed fashionable – and we’re told this is the ‘perfect’ body. This leads to many young […]
Body positivity has become a well-known phrase over the past few years; particularly within the eating disorder recovery community. In a nutshell, body positivity promotes unconditional self-love, and aims to soothe any racial, societal, or […]
Is the romanticisation of skinniness a harmless body appreciation or a dangerous ideal? Charlie discusses why we need greater body diversity in the media: We’re all guilty of it. Wishing we had Gwyneth Paltrow’s cheekbones […]