X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
barneysminnieI’ve never been overly vocal or critical about the whole skinny obsession. Even with all the anorexic-looking models filling the pages of the magazines I read, as a woman, I never really liked it, but suppose I accepted it.

But when we have fashion experts deeming even an iconic, animated rodent as too fat for fashion, I feel that we’ve crossed some kind of absurd line.

If you haven’t heard, Barney’s New York launched an “Electric Holiday” campaign that stretches and slenderizes some familiar childhood figures. Several Disney characters were used—from Daisy Duck and Goofy to Cruella De Vil—but it was Minnie Mouse—as the epitome of sweet, childhood memories, who ignited the uproar. Plus, of course, we have those Skinny Minnie references waiting for us.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

 

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO
Live Chat

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.