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In a move that translates to a kick in the face to the self esteem of bajillions of women everywhere, an upcoming issue of V magazine compares a regular model (if there is such a thing) with one of "plus sized" proportions. The point is, supposedly, that "fashion can flatter any figure." Oh really? The idea reduces the bigger argument about size and beauty to a banal question of hot or not. Maybe if the magazine was serious about making its point, the models would have been styled in clothing one might actually wear out in public. [The Cut]