Size does matter: Body-positive influencer calls out Kim Kardashian on Skims shape-wear sizing issue
The promise of a flat tummy, a perky bottom and slimmer thighs makes shape-wear so appealing.
Of course, you don’t want things to jiggle while you strut yourself in those tight-fitting outfits. Nor do you want those pesky visible lines.
KIM REALLY THOUGHT THIS WAS OKAY 😩😂
♬ original sound – Mik Zazon
She begins the video by saying, “So I ordered Skims because I’ve been hearing people rave about Kim Kardashian’s shape-wear, and I decided to get it. And because women’s sizing is so effed up, of course, I decided to size up to a large.”
She indicated in the video that she’s usually a size small/ medium.
But when she reveals the “large” underwear, it’s pretty clear that isn’t large at all!
She then puts them on over her leggings and of course, it’s visibly too tight and very uncomfortable.
She actually demonstrates how even after pulling the garment high over on her stomach it just rolled down again.
“Like … I can not make this up,” she said. “A large?! This is a large?!”
The video is captioned: “KIM REALLY THOUGHT THIS WAS OKAY,”
The overwhelming responses to the post clearly expressed that it WASN’T ok.
One woman responded saying “Honey, I’m a large and got a large. So many tears were shed,” while another said: “I was also victimised by Skims shape-wear.”
Kim Chipendu is a columnist for Healthy Organic Lifestyle.