What is the #StunningAtAnySize project?
First a little background...
At some point, roughly about 100 years ago, a shift occurred within the mainstream perception towards what the modern woman should "look like". While no one is 100% certain to why this idealism was created, we do know that since it's creation this unrealistic goal has managed to cause a whole lot of pain and frustration for millions of women around the world—women who have spent decades and decades trying to fit into the "perfect woman" mold. When you think about it, the idea that there's a so called "perfect" or "ideal" body or appearance for everyone, it's crazy. This message is still trying to be sold by magazines, websites, television and movie screens today, but, thankfully, we're not buying it anymore...
Enter the revolution of body positivity, aka healthy body image, aka #StunningAtAnySize!
Onward and Upward
Although it's been an uphill battle, women of all shapes and sizes have begun to make major positive strides in achieving mainstream body acceptance and inclusion. Women across the globe are proudly speaking out on self-love, body positivity, healthy body image and more, and these words, images, and videos are being heard by the media. It's a moment that's spreading like a (healthy) wildfire and it grows every day as more content is created and shared by a network of immensely talented designers, bloggers, photographers and creative-types.
#StunningAtAnySize is our voice of dedication to this amazing movement for women and women's fashion. Beauty cannot be measured and that's why we create dresses in such a wide selection of sizes. Everyone woman should have the opportunity to wear something that makes them feel feminine, sexy and confident. We always create our dresses with this in mind.
The message #StunningAtAnySize can be worn as a declaration of one's confidence, utilized as an empowering mantra and serve as a model for a new and positive mindset. It's meaning represents the core values of Cherry Velvet, why we make dresses, what we support and believe in.
Share the love
We'll be adding more images and videos to our #StunningAtAnySize page and we'd love to see your images of self-love and body positivity too. Use our hashtag #stunningatanysize and tweet your photos to us at @cherryvelvety; instagram cherry_velvety, or Facebook us Cherry Velvet Plus
Stay Classy and Sassy,