I’m back with another issue of Calling All Girls from January 1947; getting closer to the 1950s, readers.
Firstly, I know that what’s considered “heavy” or “overweight” has changed over time, but I would KILL to be 145 pounds these days. Hooray, fat-shaming. Next, the way they describe her clothing and hair is disgusting and elitist. Her “more-than-substantial legs?” She’s SHORT.
She does look nice, but seriously, it’s kind of ridiculous. I know they do the same thing in magazines for women today, but . . . now we see the origins.