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Ashley Paterno, 27, Long Island, NY

7 monthes ago   |   By Refinery29

This year, as part of our Take Back The Beach program, we are asking YOU to tell us about your experiences with body talk and self-perception. Below, one reader's story. "You Aren't What I Would Call Pretty" There we were, sitting in our 7th grade current events class, and Jennie* had decided that destroying my self-esteem and body image would be the current event du jour. "Ashley, you aren't what I would call pretty," she said. Reading my face, she slowly choked out, "...you are kind of cute." My palms started sweating, and my face turned beet red. My mind started racing through my flaws...
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Gina Zammit, 34, Norwalk, CT

Gina Zammit, 34, Norwalk, CT

7 monthes ago   |   By Refinery29

This year, as part of our Take Back The Beach program, we are asking YOU to tell us about your experiences with body talk and self-perception. Below, one reader's story. "You Don't Have A Weight Problem, But Look At How Many Calories That Has!" This phrase was uttered by an employee of a weight-loss supplement company. It was my first internship, and I was just 18 years old. This man was one of my superiors, and he was astounded at my "questionable" choice of a Gatorade as an afternoon pick me up. This was not the first time that an adult had commented on my weight. A year prior, a...
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THE FASHION WEEK

THE FASHION WEEK

Fall Winter 2018 Backstage at Palmer Harding Photography by Jessica Segal Read more ...

Kendrick Lamar, Stormzy & Gorillaz Win At Brit Awards 2018

Kendrick Lamar, Stormzy & Gorillaz Win At Brit Awards 2018

The 2018 BRIT Awards took place tonight at the O2 Arena in London. The 38th edition of the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards was hosted by Jack Whitehall... Read more ...

What They Wore: Milan Fashion Week

What They Wore: Milan Fashion Week

Some of the coolest celebs around are descending upon Italy for Milan Fashion Week and bringing their very best looks. We're talking bright color from Rowan Blanchard at Gucci... Read more ...

'Black Panther: The Album' Gets the Chopped Not Slopped Treatment

'Black Panther: The Album' Gets the Chopped Not Slopped Treatment

The latest album to get OG Ron C and DJ Candlestick 's chopped not slopped treatment is the musical accompaniment to Marvel 's hit film Black Panther. Black Panther: The Album... Read more ...

MAPLE Hits up Vancouver's Iconic Flea Market for New Spring/Summer 2018...

MAPLE Hits up Vancouver's Iconic Flea Market for New Spring/Summer 2018 Editorial

Earlier last month, MAPLE released images from its Fall 2018 campaign - granting a sneak peek at some of its newest offerings while enjoying a night out on the town. For the... Read more ...

Nike Blends White, Pure Platinum & Gold for New Air Max Plus

Nike Blends White, Pure Platinum & Gold for New Air Max Plus

In recent weeks, Nike has unveiled a few different, drastically different takes on the Air Max Plus silhouette. A little over a week ago, we were treated to a metallic silver... Read more ...

Why ‘Black Panther' will probably beat ‘The Last Jedi'

Why ‘Black Panther' will probably beat ‘The Last Jedi'

Wakanda may hold all the world's vibranium, but does it have the might to take on Luke Skywalker? Everything “Black Panther” has accomplished so far - from its stellar... Read more ...

Blue Blue Japan Masters Indigo Dye and Patchwork for Fall/Winter 2018

Blue Blue Japan Masters Indigo Dye and Patchwork for Fall/Winter 2018

Indigo-obsessed Japanese company OKURA has debuted the latest selection of looks from its in-house label, Blue Blue Japan. Informed by the brand's playfully revised denim, the... Read more ...

We are so in love with Dua Lipa's stunning pink Brit Awards dress

We are so in love with Dua Lipa's stunning pink Brit Awards dress

(Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) Celebs are trotting down the red carpet at London's O2 Arena for the Brit Awards 2018 as we speak, and we are getting all... Read more ...

Maya Jama wears incredible sparkly pink Henry Holland dress on the Brit...

Maya Jama wears incredible sparkly pink Henry Holland dress on the Brit Awards red carpet

We're not sure why, but pink is a major theme on the Brit Awards red carpet... and we're really into it. While Dua Lipa went for layers of tulle and Stefflon Don went bodycon... Read more ...