Writing by Abi Turner // Illustration by April Phillips // Body hair is natural and normal no matter what your gender is. If you are a woman, don’t be afraid to accept yourself as you truly are.Read More
Writing by Ferris Knight // Illustration by Andra Badea // Bipolar is often described as happy and sad, but to an extreme. I personally think of it as technicolour explosion versus a monochrome implosion. There is nothing happy about mania and nothing as simple as sadness when it comes to depression.
Writing by Sophie Nicolas // Photographby Arianna Ceccarelli // YOUR BODY TYPE DOESN’T DEFINE YOU AS A HUMAN BEING. Your core values are what truly matters; your kindness, strength, loyalty, generosity. Skinny shaming is wrong. Fat shaming is wrong. Let’s put body shaming to rest and spread more kindness than criticism.Read More
Writing by Toni Stanger // Illustration by Sofie Birkin // I tried everything. I tried all the elimination diets, IBS medications, probiotics, psychological therapies, and even yoga. I kept a food and symptom diary for a dietitian, and I ate three small but regular meals a day.Read More
Writing by Pepsi Cocaine // Photograph of Pepsi by Álex Pérez // CW: self harm, scars, mental health and sexual abuse // Very few people talk about mental illness, and when you can see it on someone’s skin, they don’t know what to do or say. Some people get angry, some people completely ignore it but occasionally glimpse at them when they think I’m not looking.Read More
Review by Freya Bennett // The thing that really sold me to Marvell Lane is this is a bikini for big boobs that’s actually youthful! At age 31 I’d given in to a lifetime of wearing old lady bathers (not that there’s anything wrong with old lady bathers but I just really want to feel youthful for once!)
Interview of Ella Crowley by Zadie McCracken // Photograph by Sandra Lazzarini // I guess I just feel like it shouldn’t be a big deal. Everyone should know about it. I shouldn’t have to feel embarrassed when telling people about my period, I should just be able to say “yeah, I’m on my period”
Writing by Freya Bennett // Photograph by Clemence Leclerc // I am all for you wearing what you need to feel comfortable, confident and supported and if that means underwire, then go you good thing but I feel like we need to embrace the soft, the natural and create bras that support a comfier existence.Read More
Writing by Freya Bennett // Illustration by Helena Ravenne // I mean we can talk about boobs until the cows come home and we’d still have endless themes to cover right? If you’re a boob owner or just a card-carrying member of the boob appreciation society, welcome, pull up a giant novelty boob chair, and read on.