A US based plus size store have undertaken a survey which shows that women think curvier celebrities are sexier and have the best fashion sense.
The survey asked 10,000 women questions about fashion and body-image and although the majority of women spend their time aspiring to unrealistic body forms, it turns out that they actually think that curvier is better!
36% of women said that Marilyn Monroe was the sexiest celebrity and wished they had her body, followed closely by Beyonce Knowles, Sofia Vergara and Kim Kardashian.
Results for Sexiest Celebrity -
Marilyn Monroe: 36%
Beyonce Knowles: 24%
Sofia Vergara: 20%
Kim Kardashian: 11%
Gwyneth Paltrow: 6%
Katie Holmes: 5%
Christina Hendricks: 4%
Blake Lively: 2%
Although more evenly spread, it seems that the majority also think that the more curvy celebs dress better too...
Results for Best Fashion Sense -
Kim Kardashian: 20%
Beyonce Knowles: 19%
Marilyn Monroe: 18%
Gwyneth Paltrow: 18%
Katie Holmes: 14%
Sofia Vergara: 11%
Blake Lively: 4%
Christina Hendricks: 3%
Plus size model Katie Green, talked about the results - "How refreshing to find a survey that actually shows that curvier women are more desirable. Marilyn Monroe set the standard all the way back in the 50's, and I'm glad that peoples perception’s haven't changed! Well done OneStopPlus on highlighting this, as I feel this sort of public information will make a significant contribution to women's health.''
Well, it's no surprise that curvy women have upped the anty in the style stakes with such luscious fashion now available in plus sizes from companies like Curvety!