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Abhilasha Sinha (left) and Kamakshi Khanna are calling out those who body shame women for having body hair and love handles (Aryaman Dixit and Kamakshi Khanna)

Two millennial musicians on body issues, confidence and sisterhood

By Karishma Kuenzang
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:21 PM IST
  • How NY-based Abilasha Sinha, 26, and Kamakshi Khanna, 27, from Delhi are using social media to spread the right idea
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A brand for people as unique as their stories.(Instagram @theunderargument)
A brand for people as unique as their stories.(Instagram @theunderargument)

Underargument: Lingerie brand that ‘blindly’ picks its models based on their stories, not their looks

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 08:55 PM IST
The model selection for this lingerie brand is based on the stories people submit on various topics rather than what their measurements are.
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The contestants were judged through multiple rounds where they wore designer ensembles (Representational Image).(Unsplash)
The contestants were judged through multiple rounds where they wore designer ensembles (Representational Image).(Unsplash)

Miss India Curvy 2020, the pageant which aims to inspire plus size women and promote body positivity

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 01:16 PM IST
A total of 72 contestants were shortlisted after auditions held in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Jaipur.
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Mindy Kaling will work with Priyanka Chopra soon.
Mindy Kaling will work with Priyanka Chopra soon.

Mindy Kaling promotes body positivity, challenges idea of ‘perfect bikini body’

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Mindy Kaling in her latest social media post has challenged the idea of a perfect bikini body and has shared images of herself posing in chic swimwear.
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Here’s what to watch, tap, follow this week
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow this week

Music, body positivity and more on this week’s Brunch WTF

By Team HT Brunch | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 08:02 PM IST
Curating the best of the Internet for your Sunday viewing benefits
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Pretty Little Thing’s latest campaign features two models of different sizes standing alongside one another, wearing the same silver bodycon dress.(Pretty Little Thing/Twitter)
Pretty Little Thing’s latest campaign features two models of different sizes standing alongside one another, wearing the same silver bodycon dress.(Pretty Little Thing/Twitter)

Pretty Little Thing promotes body positivity by showing models of two sizes, gets praised

By Saumya Sharma | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 11:38 AM IST
Pretty Little Thing isn’t the first brand to promote body positivity (other names include ASOS, Madewell and more), its #EveryBODYinPLT campaign is gaining popularity because of its sensitivity and inclusivity.
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Tess Holliday walks the SimplyBe 'Curve Catwalk' during London Fashion Week on September 14, 2017 in Soho, London, England.(Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)
Tess Holliday walks the SimplyBe 'Curve Catwalk' during London Fashion Week on September 14, 2017 in Soho, London, England.(Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)

Fat acceptance and fat pride movement: Are we glorifying obesity in the name of body positivity?

By Abhinav Verma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Experts say that fat acceptance doesn’t mean normalizing obesity, a life threatening condition.
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