A Sizeable Issue of Global Proportions

By Sharon Haywood, Co-Editor Admittedly, I’m a huge fan of vintage clothes shopping but in Buenos Aires, my home for the last eight years, the selection is slim. So, when visiting my home country of Canada I get most of my ‘new’ funky fashions second-hand. On my last trip back though, a friend encouraged me to buy clothes … [Read more...]

Mannequins Make a Statement

Text and photos (below) by Sharon Haywood Australia has made body image news again. The latest relates to the release of size 16D (US 38D/UK 38DD) mannequins in the lingerie section of the mainstream department store Myers. Back in February, Debenhams department store in London started the movement by using size UK 16 mannequins … [Read more...]

Call for PG Rating of Aussie Tween Magazines

"Scrutiny urged for tween magazines" by Jill Pengelley at The Advertiser on May 24, 2010 THE YWCA of Adelaide is calling for a PG rating for "tween girls" magazines, which it says are teaching six-year-olds to be sexually provocative. … [Read more...]