ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Curvy Ladies Look Better In Lingerie

Updated on October 16, 2009

Being a lingerie model is hard. Most lingerie models check out of hospital where they are being forcibly drip fed in order to stay alive, traipse down the runway or loll about on set whilst people take pictures of them wearing lingerie and then collapse onto the floor, get swept up and taken back to whence they came.

That's not where the process ends however. You see, even the skinniest fashion model is quite often a little too chunky for the camera. So post production takes the images and air brushes half a dozen ways from Sunday and we look at them and feel fat and ugly. The fashion industry is awesome. Truly awesome.

But you know what makes lingerie look good? Curves. I don't just say this because I happen to have curves myself, though that probably influences the comment somewhat. Full disclosure and what not. I say that because women are supposed to have curves. We are supposed to have a curved bosom, rounded behind, shapely thighs and yes, most women, even models, have a little pooch on their lower belly. Like musculature on a man, these are assets given to us by mother nature which help us to attract mates and bear and rear live young.

Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with a naturally slim woman. But most women run to curves, curves which have fallen out of fashion and worse than that, been demonized by the obesity epidemic. Women are now afraid to actually be curvy, so they often either slave away at the gym trying to rid themselves of the curves that nature gave them, or feel depressed and fat when they look in the mirror and realize that their body is not slim and svelte like an 18 year old's anymore.

The mature female figure can be beautiful too. In fact, for many centuries, the mature female figure was considered the height of beauty. It is only in recent decades that teen body types have become increasingly popular in mainstream culture. And even then, apparently only amongst fashion magazine editors and women themselves. There are a myriad of studies which prove time and time again that men like a woman who is around a size 12, whereas fashion conscious women are constantly striving to be a size 8. It's a cruel joke that the marketing department are playing with the mental and emotional well being of women and girls in the Western World.

So ladies, please, lets embrace our curves. We are meant to have them, they serve a purpose and they are beautiful.

How can you tell if your curves are too bountiful? Like Trinny and Susannah said, the difference between curves and being fat is one thing : a waist. Do you have a waist? Can you run around the block without collapsing and dying? Are you healthy? If you answered yes to these three questions, then you're not fat, you're a woman.

And the brilliant thing about being a woman with curves is the fact that you also look amazing in lingerie. Lingerie is designed to emphasize those curves and to celebrate them. So don't hide away under a shapeless t-shirt at night. Slip into some comfortable lingerie and revel in the beauty of your body.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • DonnyBoy profile image

      DonnyBoy 

      9 years ago from Western New York

      Im a big boy and I dislike very skinny so yeah they do look better.

    • profile image

      Jakkie 

      9 years ago

      Funny you should pick this topic.

      Just today, I ordered a bustier from Hips and Curves and as I was browsing through their website, I noticed how beautiful their models were and how sexy they looked in their lingerie.

      Truly, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)