Today’s Daily Mail’s article about Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio is great, because it underscores what happens when women visually compare themselves to the thinnest woman.
Part of a Victoria’s Secret threesome, my first reaction on seeing Ambrosio is that the other Victoria’s Secret models Doutzen Kroes and Brooklyn Decker look pretty hefty — translated gorgeously healthy but visibly curvier.
In women’s relentless body-image self-scrutiny, it all depends on who you’re standing next to — or the image in the photo.
Talking about Victoria’s Secret, the Brazilian Yummy Mummy said recently: ‘I’m very lucky to work for a brand (Victoria’s Secret) that wants women to be healthy. You need to be able to fill out the bra and the panties, so yes, I’m a curvier girl.’