Style at Any Size

5 Ways to Stop Stressing Over Having a “Bikini Body”

By Kaitlin Irwin--Are you stressing out about beach season and all the talk about getting the perfect “bikini body?” Our society is definitely obsessed with achieving a specific body shape, and it’s messed up—but there are things that you can do to combat that obsession and make this summer much less stressful.

Every Body is a Beach Body: Target Diversifies Its Swim Line

By Katrin Alyss--Great news! Target is stepping up and changing its swim line, carrying suits fit “for every beach body.”

Strong, Beautiful, Me – A Limited Edition Tee from Aerie!

This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we’re putting the spotlight on eating disorders, and in support of our efforts, Aerie just launched their Strong, Beautiful, Me campaign. The multi-pronged initiative will support NEDA in a variety of ways, and it’s easy to get involved!

Fashion Leapt Forward in 2016: What’s Next?

By Pooja Patel--As someone who loves fashion, but hates many parts of the industry itself, it is almost an assumption that I will be disappointed by the lack of diversity within the field. I am an Indian-American woman and I’ve never expected to see anyone who looks like me modeling, or, more importantly, creating the clothes and trends I so lovingly dote on.

Cultural Appropriation in Fashion: An Ugly Problem

By Ariel Beccia--The fashion industry is notorious for pushing boundaries – and making some serious blunders along the way. Whether it’s a lack of diversity on the catwalk or hyper-sexualized images of women in magazines, it seems as though there’s a new controversy with every season.

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Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

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