‘Step-Mom Dresses’: The New Fashion Trend Fueling Body Image Anxiety
are a new fashion trend causing a wave of body image anxiety among Chinese women.
are currently trending on the Chinese internet, promoting curvy and fit body shapes.
The name of the dress style comes from the portrayal of stepmothers as
hot young women
often seen in TV dramas and comic books.
Some individuals are even chasing the ‘comic book ideal,’ comparing themselves to characters from comics. This aesthetic promotes an
abnormal and exaggerated
However, not everyone is supportive of this trend. Some have taken to social media to call out the name, asking women to stop conforming to men’s perspectives and the
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