How One Model Fought Back Against Photoshop


Photoshop fails are the Internet black hole that just won't quit. And, despite shrieking outrage against each case of an artistically thinned model, brands just keep making the same mistakes. The latest offender is swimwear company Fella Swim, who slimmed down model Meaghan Kausman in a series of promotional photos it posted on Instagram.
Shocked and angered upon seeing a shrunken version of herself in the label's campaign, Kausman took to her own social media account to expose the faux pas. In the accompanying caption, she condemned the company for "boxing her into the cultural idea of beauty." Making the rounds on Australian talk shows with body acceptance activist Rick Kausman (who happens to be her dad), Meaghan aims to spread body image positivity to young boys and girls.
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On one hand, we're glad to see the model's voice being heard — and that Fella Swim has issued an apology. But, for a topic that's been taken on over and over, and after recent developments like Modcloth's ban on Photoshop and the proposition of anti-airbrushing legislation, it's disappointing to see companies taking us backward again. Head to HuffPost Style for the full story, as well as Kausman's TV interview. (HuffPost Style)
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