In the second of our week of films on whether fashion needs a body image health check, we hear from Barbie Ferreira, the 18-year old queen of the in-between who definitely isn’t into your Beach Body Ready bullshit. Confronted with the sad reality that there were no curvy role models to look up to while growing up, Barbie decided to take matters in to her own hands by sending off some pictures to American Apparel. Fast forward to today and she is a role model for young girls the Insta-world over, calling for representations of people from all walks of life, gender, sexuality, (dis)ability, and race.
Director Tom Ivin
Interview Matthew Whitehouse Editor Tom Ivin Colourist Max Goldini Music Jingle Punks Photos courtesy of Barbie Ferreira and Matt Jones
with Barbie Ferreira
Global Group Director of Film & Video Ravi Amaratunga Head of Video Jack Robinson Head of Creative Bunny Kinney Video Commissioning Editor Declan Higgins Development Producer Matthew Whitehouse Development Producer Kate Villevoye Production Assistant Lily Rose Thomas
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