19-17 Segment 2: The Psychology of Fashion

Fashion advertising raises issues about confidence, self-esteem and body image. Our guest discusses why it’s important to look beyond the advertisements and find the fashions that are right for you, how cheap clothing is hurting developing countries and the environment, and why designers and manufacturers need to change how they create clothing for and market to older men and women.

18-44 Segment 2: Body Image and Weight Problems

Body image, food addiction, societal pressure, and obesity can be tricky problems to talk about. Author Kristan Higgins tries to do just that in her novel Good Luck With That. She talks about her experiences, her research, and how we can approach discussing these pressing, but difficult, issues.

models on the runway at a fashion show

16-36 Segment 2: Fashion: How It Affects Body Image, Health, and the Environment

Fashion expert Dr. Carolyn Mair talks about the affects fashion has on health, body image and the environment.