A SYTYCB Entry
Come on, H&M. Don’t do me like that. My favorite discount retailer has outdone themselves with douchery (yes, douchery — a new word). H&M now has “virtual models,” computer-made bodies and faces, to model their lingerie and bathing suits. Oh, right. Because women’s bodies are imperfect and curvy, and you want an androgynous stick figure to model your $14.99 string bikini bottoms. Has there ever been a more convincing argument that our society’s ideal body image is, in fact, impossible?