On online shopping and other things- Zasha O’Brien

Here’s my first post for The Raging Feminists!

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I refuse to buy clothes online.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a dinosaur who thinks hackers will steal her credit card details, and I’m not vehemently opposed to the whole capitalist system that is now exploiting the proletariat via the world wide web. I’m your average Uber app-using, discounted-branded-clothes-wearing, kinda tech savvy girl. But I will not buy clothes online.

“Why?”, you ask, frowning in confusion. I roll my eyes at you. Because I don’t know if they will fit.

But, you insist, there are pictures of people wearing them!

True. There are pictures of those clothes being modelled by, well, models. Models who stuff leafy vegetables down their throats all day, or chain smoke to keep the hunger pangs at bay, or do Pilates/Zumba/Krav Maga/other dance+martial arts thingy that I have never heard of, or are just blessed with skinny genes (see what I did…

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