For as long as I can remember, society has been enforcing and reinforcing a certain beauty standard that is incredibly limiting to a specific body shape, huge wealth & unrealistic goals. With my ‘Girl’ Illustrations, I aim to represent the vast amount of non-constricting beauty present in the world by illustrating all shapes, styles and colours of girls.
There shouldn't be one ideal of beauty, as we are all different and unique in our own way, and should represented as such. I'm sick and tired of the pressures surrounding the female body. I hope to show other girls that they are beautiful just the way they are, in the armour they chose to show the world.
Fashion, for me, has always been a medium of expression, but my work has organically grown from a place of discomfort and disappointment with the fashion industry purposely making us feel bad so we'd buy more. These girls are my responses to an overwhelming sensation of not being enough and rebelling against a dictated norm of beauty ideal.
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