Posts tagged "body types"

Unexpectedly Awesome Ways To Dress For Your Body Type

If you’re a woman who has spent any amount of time reading fashion magazines, you probably know the (usually fruit-related) name of your body type and which clothing is most…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 29, 2012 - 8:30 am

Style 911: Where Can I Find Shorts For Thick Thighs?

I haven’t worn non-athletic shorts since my age was in the single digits due to my German heritage and stocky lower body.  I am not overweight by any means; I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2012 - 8:00 am

Mirror, Mirror: A Lament From A Size Zero On The Ever-Changing Body “Ideal”

I spent my teens and early 20s wishing for a bigger, rounder, fuller body. In fact, I did more than wish. I padded my bra with two rolled-up washcloths, I…

Kiri Blakeley | February 20, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Our Bodies Are No Longer Fruit-Shaped

New research has shown that women would prefer their bodies be referred to as great works of art rather than pieces of fruit. They needed to do a study…

Ami Angelowicz | March 9, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Poll: What Body Type Do You Prefer?

Guys, like women, come in all shapes and sizes, and while some spend hours at the gym toning up, others would rather not. Do you prefer your men buff, big,…

Catherine Strawn | September 20, 2008 - 5:40 pm

Slideshow: Different Body Types At The Beijing Olympics

Every four years, the Summer Olympics provide us with an inspiring display of physical and mental abilities. The athletes who get to compete are at the top of their games,…

Catherine Strawn | August 20, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Men Say They Prefer A Girl With Curves

More than wanting a girl whose body is teeny-tiny, guys wish we’d just be happy with what we’ve got. A study by the U.K.’s Fabulous Mag found that men prefer…

Catherine Strawn | July 29, 2008 - 6:00 pm

An Illustrated Guide For Buying Lingerie

As much as we’d like to think we could replace Adriana Lima if she ever called in sick, we don’t all have the figure of a Victoria’s Secret model –…

Catherine Strawn | January 15, 2008 - 4:50 pm