2 March 2015

Watch: Changing Standards For The Ideal Female Body Over The Last 3,000 Years

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To show that the perceived “ideal” female body is ever-changing, BuzzFeedVideo has created a clip that highlights the dramatic changes in what is considered to be an attractive body throughout history.

Featuring a diverse cast of models, this video brings us from Ancient Egypt to the present—for instance, while women are considered beautiful if they have full-figured bodies with large hips and breasts during the Italian Renaissance, women in the 1920s wanted boyish bodies that lack curves.

Watch the entire video below.

[via BuzzFeedVideo]