Posing in swimwear and showing off skin can be a daunting task for anyone — and for Ashley, a popular body positivity blogger, that’s no exception. The social media star had the opportunity to be photographed in swimwear designed by her “ultimate body positivity figure,” Ashley Graham, but when she saw the photos for the first time all she could do was cry. “I didn’t have any positive thoughts about myself,” she wrote in a soul-baring blog post.
Fashion blogger and designer Chiara Nasti printed the hateful comments she received on social media onto toilet paper. When life gives you lemons, make toilet paper. The 19-year-old Italian fashion blogger, stylist, and designer was sick of reading negative comments on her social media accounts, so she put them where they belong: in the toilet.
As part of an ongoing series, Yahoo Canada is profiling personal experiences in open letters. Our third entry speaks of Saman Munir, a Canadian-born fashion blogger and hijab stylist who uses beauty and fashion to inspire what hijabs mean to Muslim women. For more from the series, click here.
French women love fashion. And non-French women love it too. So it’s no surprise that the guests of Paris Fashion Week—native-born or not—are stepping out in their most fabulous garb for the final leg of the month-long shows. From Parisian legend Emmanuelle Alt’s classic outfit (Chanel flats and all) to Michelle Elie’s Prada knee-high socks and layered pearl necklaces, here’s the looks you’ll j’adore, bien sûr.