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Japan: The Unhealthy Image of “Ladylike”

Categories: East Asia, North America, China, Japan, U.S.A., Health, Ideas, Women & Gender

Japanese blogger Miyakichi at Miyakichi Nikki writes about why the image of ladylike beauty in the world today so unhealthy [1] [ja], tracing the preference for pale skin, 40cm waists and high heels back to the histories of Europe, America and China and connecting them to modern styles in Japan.