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Lingerie modeling: Rebecca Romijn or Layla from W4B?
If a top-ranked lingerie model has the facial features shown below, who is most likely directly or indirectly responsible?
The face above shows the profile of top-ranked 1990s supermodel Rebecca Romijn, and it can be clicked for the context of the image. Take a look at the photo below. Whereas the front view of the body looks acceptable, what kind of people would select a lingerie model with the heavy facial masculinization and manly shoulders shown?
A young Rebecca Romijn did not have the looks of a typical high-fashion model, but her greater “curvaceousness” made her more appropriate for modeling swimsuits and lingerie, and gay fashion designers used her for this purpose, but as the following comparison of Rebecca Romijn with a glamour model -- Layla from watch4beauty (W4B) -- shows, Rebecca Romijn is far from a woman that is feminine enough for high profile swimsuit and lingerie modeling. The following 6 pictures can be clicked for larger versions.
The physique of Rebecca Romijn does an excellent job of showing that having a small waist, and even sucking in the belly while posing, does not help make one look feminine unless there are other markers of femininity; some additional examples are shown below.
Rebecca Romijn has played the role of Mystique from X-Men.
The tragedy of the role of Mystique going to Rebecca Romijn is that Mystique is supposed to be a very feminine-looking woman, as in the examples below.
It is be one thing to have masculinized women model clothes in fashion shows and fashion magazines, but another to have these models go beyond their niche; their looks -- thanks to their high status -- trickle down to models and actresses that are supposed to look feminine. This is aesthetically unacceptable and a major reason for the existence of this site.
Three more pictures of Layla are shown below (click for larger versions).