The Plump Beauty Ideal: 1890s Exotic Dancers

📷 HELLO SISTERS! TODAY THE INTERESTING BLOG BY GEORGIA, CONTRIBUTES THESE WONDERFUL SHOTS, ALSO OF MORE DANCERS.

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Exotic dancer from the 1890s.

Once upon a time “plump” was the beauty ideal.

Check out this post by Lisa Wade @ Sociological Images:

I recently had the pleasure of reading Peter Stearns’ Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West. The book chronicles the shift in American history from a plump to a thin ideal.

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4 responses to “The Plump Beauty Ideal: 1890s Exotic Dancers

  1. I think advertisers are receiving backlash from women who deplore the too thin, airbrushed perfection of the models they see in magazines and on television. Women are meant to be voluptuous and curvy. We should celebrate women in all their shapes and sizes! And I might add, all ages! 🌺

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  2. Thanks for reblogging!

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