What Beck explains is the result of being inundated with runway after runway of slim, tall, and impossibly perfect-looking ladies, leaving her to not only lack a connection, but ultimately (and more dangerously) begin to doubt herself. What this one writer explains is a reflection of a larger, long-time issue of lack of body diversity. And, hearing her firsthand account really hits home. After all, while many runway models may look similar, all women do not. At all.
Fashion, as a means to express and celebrate individuality, has instead left those who don't fit the "mold" to feel like they don't have a place, as Beck suggests. And, yes, this issue applies to diversity as a whole within the industry. Click over to read Beck's full account. (Jezebel)