Billie Eilish’s British Vogue cover was a massive point of contention this week. The star who masked her frame and her hair in outlandish colors and oversized clothes posed for an Old Hollywood style shoot that was absolutely stunning. Fans compared her to the likes of Marilyn Monroe, but it brought up this huge discord of body image in celebrity …
“Body Positivity” is a word that gets tossed around a lot and it’s crazy that we all have these weird issues with our bodies. It can be easy to just stare at yourself and judge every small thing, it’s something I’m guilty of and it’s something I know my friends struggle with. That’s why I was so excited to hear Sky Renee’s new song “Mirror,” the song is about her struggle with body dysmorphia and how she finally got over it through music.
I’ll be honest; I’m not a huge fan of Demi’s music. I’ve listened to some of her stuff and it’s just not my cup of tea. But millions of people (young girls, especially) seem to flock to her and now I can see why.
Isabelle is an up-and-comer pushing her way to the front of the crowd. At the end of September she released a music video for her single “Unlabeled”, a body-positive anthem that praises acceptance of all backgrounds and extols the virtues of inner beauty. It’s a song that I wish had come out when I hit puberty. Perhaps then I would have felt more in tune with my plus-size figure and avoided the toxic yo-yo dieting where eating a bag of unsalted popcorn counted as a meal.