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I’m reblogging this again because I want to add that images like this are literally 100% the only reason I feel better about my body. Because when I’m having a shitty body image day, I look in the mirror and I remember that there are people who think bodies like mine are beautiful and lovely and sexy and I give myself permission to love myself even though my body is rarely reflected in mainstream media.

Photographer: Renee RobynDesigner: Skeletons in the Closet Clothing and CorsetryHair: Jessica StoutModel: Lara Aimee

The question [of beauty] for feminist politics is not so much moral — is beauty good or bad for women? — but pragmatic: how is beauty defined, deployed, defended, subordinated, marketed or manipulated, and how do these tactics intersect with gender and value?

Claire Colebrook in her Introduction: Special Issue on Beauty and Feminist Theory 7 (2) 131-142 (via arabellesicardi) —