Women In The 1900s Apparently Went To Bizarre Lengths For The Perfect Figure

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They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And yet there’s a clear trend in the body shape of the models that stare up at us from the newsstands today. Indeed, according to The Diversity Report as published on The Fashion Spot in December 2019, only 2.01 percent of women on magazine covers in that year were considered plus-size.

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