Pale, muted skin. Ample, rolling stomach. Three or four chins hiding the neck. These have long been the beauty standards that society tells us are “sexy”. But achieving that plump, perfect figure you see in oil paintings is a privilege that only nobility can afford. The average peasant has barely enough gruel to hide their ribs — forget about growing that beautiful 50-inch waistline.
But this brave young maiden from Rothenburg is taking a stand against what society deems as the ideal, morbidly obese figure. Margravine Emeloth stepped out to toil the fields yesterday in a lovely form-fitting chelise and overdress that shows off her thin figure. Get it, girl!