Sunday, August 24, 2008

Sunday Spotlight

Kristin Herout is my hero.

The 23-year-old graduate student and professional photographer is replicating advertisements from Cosmopolitan, Elle and other women’s fashion magazines using “curvy” and “realistic” women to accompany a scholarly paper on the subject.

“Basically, I just want people to see what it would be like if plus-size models were represented similarly to slim models,” said Herout

Read the whole thing here.

1 comment:

ouyangdan said...

now that is actually something I could stand to see in "women's" mags.

like, ZOMG, who knew that someone other than an airbrushed skinny white woman could be beautiful!