Topic: bikinis

Badass Blogger Rejects Shape Magazine’s Suggestion That She Cover Up Her Body To Fit Their Standards

Badass Blogger Rejects Shape Magazine's Suggestion That She Cover Up Her Body To Fit Their Standards

Last week, Shape magazine reached out to Brooke Birmingham, a blogger who documented her 170-pound weight loss on her site with the intention of featuring her as a success story in an upcoming issue. Birmingham was happy to oblige and sent in a photo, but was pretty irritated when Shape found her body to be lacking for their spread. More »

I’m Not Mad That Gwyneth Paltrow Is Selling Bikinis For Children — Just At These Creepy Advertisements

I'm Not Mad That Gwyneth Paltrow Is Selling Bikinis For Children -- Just At These Creepy Advertisements

We make fun of Gwyneth Paltrow a lot here at The Gloss, but that’s typically just us poking at her ridiculously out-of-touch attitude toward money, food and the world at large.

Now, though, she’s being hit with a whole lot of criticism from all directions for selling bikinis to children on GOOP. I’m admittedly not opposed to bikinis for kids — so they’re wearing two pieces of cloth instead of one, big deal — but I am totally disturbed by the photos GOOP is using to market these bikinis to children. More »