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Woman Recreates Outfits From Social Media To Show The Double Standard Of Trends

Lex Gabrielle

For years, the fashion industry has been scrutinized for favoring smaller-sized women over plus-size women in their ads and their fashion campaigns. Many times, people feel alienated from the fashion world if they are not a size 0 or a size 2.

Social media can make it hard to feel comfortable in our own skin.

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According to surveys, over 62% of people say that social media makes them feel bad about themselves. People say using apps like Instagram and Pinterest make them feel "fat."

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Recently, one TikTok user decided to call out Pinterest ads for "body shaming."

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Sharing side-by-side photos of herself and a woman on Pinterest wearing similar outfits, she got very candid with her followers.

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Brooklyn Allen said:

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Brooklyn Allen says she's, "Missing the key accessory that makes these outfits so desirable and perfect to society, and that is a flat stomach."

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Allen said she's not "shaming" thin women, but making a statement about fashion.

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“I’m completely okay with thin women using what they have, but I just want people to understand that it’s not the same for fat women."

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She continued:

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"Our fat stomachs are systemically considered an imperfection, while a thin stomach is something that society would see as an elevation to an outfit," she told BuzzFeed.

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She claims that "fat women" don't have the same "advantages" with their bodies that thin women do.

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"Fat women don’t have the privilege of accessorizing with their fat stomachs unless they want stares and rude comments," she said.

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The photos Allen chose were very specific, too.

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In the photos from Pinterest, Instagram and TikTok, women are flaunting their flat stomachs in fashionable outfits. Allen recreated the outfits and the poses exactly the same way to prove a point.

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She claims it's about understanding women's bodies.

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Many times women will see an outfit online and love it, not thinking how it would look on their own body type if they are not "stick thin."

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Many people on TikTok really felt like they related to the video.

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One person said that on Pinterest, they catch themselves saying, "Do I like the outfit or the body?"

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Another user said they realized this themselves just the other day.

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One user said they "cried" because they had tried on an outfit and it didn't look the same on them.

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One person even thanked Allen.

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One TikTok user said the video made them more "aware" to look at how clothes will fit on their own body, rather than judging simply how it looks on the model.

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But her journey to promote loving her body doesn't stop there.

Her entire TikTok is filled with amazing videos where she struts her stuff and shows that clothes are made for EVERYONE.

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No matter how many messages she gets trying to put her down, she doesn't let it stop her.

From the looks of it, she will continue to make content that she feels good about, and hey, that's all anyone can do.

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If you want some more of these great videos, make sure to follow her on TikTok!

What do you think of her videos and her message?

Let us know down below in the comment section! We would love to hear from you!

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