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Coronavirus has left most of us embracing baggy bliss – so why are celebrities arguing over shapewear?

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What happened? I thought the pandemic had prompted a collective realisation that uncomfortable clothes are not to be tolerated. I thought we were all going to burn our skinny jeans and emerge from lockdown in loungewear. Alas, it seems that, instead of embracing baggy bliss, some pregnant people are squeezing themselves into the modern equivalent of corsets.

If there is a feminist-adjacent argument online, the odds are high that Kim Kardashian West, Jameela Jamil or Chrissy Teigen will be at the centre of it. This particular incident stars all three. To cut a long and tedious story short, Kardashian West jumped into the growing market for “shapewear”........

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