Body shape has always been considered as a measure to identify perfect body shape. Like the change in fashion trends, body shape trends also change with certain duration of time. These perfect body measurements give people motivation to exactly fit in these measurement criteria. These perfect body measurements turn into social influence and as a result, people go crazy after these man-made perfection-measures.
#1 Talking about 1910, Gibson girl was a fashion ideal for women of that decade. She was the symbol of a perfect body and all women wanted to have a body like hers.
#2 In the 1920s, The flapper girl was the mark of perfection for the women of that decade and everyone wanted a body like this girl. A bit of a curve tin the structure that was in Gibson girl was gone.
#3 1930s, this is when the curves came in and it was considered fashionable to have curves. A curvy body was considered as beautiful.
#4 This fierce and independent looking lady was an idol in the year 1940s.
#5 “The bigger the better” this was how curves were considered in 1950s.
#6 “The lesser the better”, best describes the perfect body weight for women in the year 1960s.
#7 1970 was a year when wider shoulders and thinner hips were acceptable, or to be more precise were the perfect measures for a good looking female body.
#8 1980s, this is when the athletic body was considered as the supermodel body. Long legs became the new popular beauty measurements of this decade.
#9 1990s, this is when the thing and skinny phase of body measurements were considered as sexy and models were seen with this perfect body measure, walking on shows.
#10 2000s, this decade was more conscious about visible abs and fit body then the curvy and beautiful one.
#11 This revolutionary year changed everything, now it’s all about showing off assets and if you can do it, you are perfect.
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Beauty measures have changed a lot in these 100 years but nobody is born perfect. So, the people who run after achieving these so-called perfect figures should stop doing so. Everyone is beautiful in their own way and we don’t need to look perfect. Because these perfect measurements will change with time but your beauty will stay forever.