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Norma Kamali On Farrah Fawcett, Choosing a Swimsuit

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In an interview with NY1 recently, designer Norma Kamali—who, lest we forget, is the woman behind that famous Farrah Fawcett bathing suit poster—discusses the fine line between empowering and objectifying women through fashion. "If someone chooses a swimsuit that exposes too much of their body, it's a choice they're making to be objectified," says Kamali. "But if someone, maybe, has a very athletic body and they wear a smaller swimsuit and their body is enhanced by that design of swimsuit, they may not be objectified but they may be empowered." In other words, as long as you look like Farrah Fawcett, you're going to be just fine.
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