Not models or actresses, just women. It is a fantastic way to demonstrate the wide variety of natural body shapes. Below the jump are a few of the many pictures, with histories, on the website:.
Apologies if this has been posted here before. I remember finding this website a couple of years ago and it made me very happy and even lessened some insecurities I had at the time about my breasts. Disclaimer: This post was written by a Feministing Community user and does not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.
Breasts come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. No two people have breasts that look exactly the same. If you need more convincing, read on to learn about the many variations of breast shapes and how to identify yours among them.
You've probably spent your whole life describing boobs as either big or small, and if you were really specific, even or uneven. Would you have ever guessed that there are NINE different types of boobs in the world?! Well, according to bra company ThirdLove's breast shape dictionarywomen have one of nine different sets of breasts.
But imagine if you could walk down the street on your way to work one morning and could magically see the breasts belonging to every other woman you passed? No push-up bras or surgically enhanced boobies allowed. Mongtag long ago forfeited the right to refer to those monstrosities as breasts.
They create an unflattering comparison but also an unobtainable ideal. I wanted to rehumanise women through honest photography. Dodsworth interviewed each woman at length, starting by asking them how they felt about their breasts.
Getty Images. Now one retailer has capitalised on this by offering women bras sorted by shape, with a handy guide to explain each shape. Third Love.
The shape and size of the breasts are determined genetically, but they can change as a result of pregnancy and lactation, intensive workouts, and sudden weight fluctuations. The breasts can become bigger temporarily when a woman is pregnant or breastfeeding. Sometimes, it can be related to weight gain and sexual arousal. Certain medications can cause breast swelling, too.