The Belly: The Last Taboo For Women's Bodies

November 13, 2014 3:16 AM

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Last May, Marie Claire ran the following headline: "Butts are in." Meanwhile, according to September's issue of Vogue, "We have officially entered the age of big butts." All this is somewhat ironic, coming from fashion magazines whose pages are hopelessly empty of big behinds.

It's no surprise that critics have pointed out -- and rightfully so -- that people like big butts, and they've always had success in Black and Latino culture, even if Vogue is apparently the last to know. But it's true that butts, and by extension, thighs, are enjoying the limelight in today's media...

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