What a ‘Perfect’ Woman’s Body Was Supposed to Look Like Over the Past 100 Years
‘Beauty’ as defined by the media over the past 10 decades.
While it’s no secret that the media often portrays “beautiful” women in a certain ideal fashion, what’s less obvious is the changing “popular” standards of what that actually looks like.
The website Greatist recently did a rundown of these portrayals over the past 100 years, broken down by decade. The result is a fascinating look at how quickly definitions of beauty can change, often in direct response to the “beauty” that came before.
Preview image from “Women’s Ideal Body Types Throughout History.”
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