Asian bodies have long been viewed through an Orientalist lens, which means our women are often viewed as feeble and delicate and our men as sexless and weak. Buying into these images as the definitive Asian avatar has real-world effects. Some are refugees, some immigrants, some second generation. And they share their journey of how they arrived at a healthy relationship with the way they look. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Skinny guys need cuts that generate the illusion of proportional width. Clothes that sit too close to the body — besides being uncomfortable as hell — just draw attention to your predicament. But avoiding the tight-fitting, underfed runway model look is the first step on the road to a bigger and better you. Stripes are boss. But for you, my friend, stripes are not the answer. Sure, stripes play tricks on the eyes. Try checks or florals instead if you need a pattern.
My boyfriend is a grown 36 year-old man who lives fearfully of his own mother. She is nothing but sweet and happy-go-lucky…usually. But if he is too busy to run an errand for the family or if he passes up on a higher-paying job, we all better make a run for it before getting an earful. That being said, Oma is the most generous woman and is just about the best cook on the planet.