Australian Story

Australian Story

The Beauty Myth
ABC  |  March 21, 2016
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Model agent Chelsea Bonner is on a mission, and it's ambitious. She wants to change the way we think of beauty and body image. While Australian women are getting bigger, the female image presented in the media remains stubbornly the same: tall, thin and a size 8. To promote change, Chelsea set up a modelling agency 15 years ago specialising in larger models. But she's had to battle for acceptance and respect.

Model agent Chelsea Bonner is on a mission, and it's ambitious. She wants to change the way we think of beauty and body image. While Australian women are getting bigger, the female image presented in the media remains stubbornly the same: tall, thin and a size 8. To promote change, Chelsea set up a modelling agency 15 years ago specialising in larger models. But she's had to battle for acceptance and respect.

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