Dr. Rebecca Hains

Category: shopping


NYU Bookstore pulls body-shaming “I hate my thighs” onesie hours after complaints begin

Yesterday, NYU employee Jason Y. Evans snapped this photo of an “I hate my thighs” onesie for infant girls in the NYU bookstore. He alerted several student and alumni groups, and they complained to the bookstore. In fewer than eight hours, the…

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5 Reasons NOT to Buy Barbie for Little Girls (It’s Not Just Body Image!)

Five good reasons to avoid buying Barbie dolls and give girls fun, healthy alternatives, instead.

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Happy Sexualize-Our-Daughters Season! ….Er, Halloween.

When did “Let’s dress up for Halloween” turn into “Let’s be sexy for Halloween,” anyway?

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Disney Princess Lingerie Goes Viral

This weekend, no fewer than a dozen people sent me links to this Jezebel article about Disney Princess lingerie being sold by a Japanese retailer. The images were also all over my facebook feed. Check them out: Although this line…

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Giveaway: Princess Free Zone, Because All Girls are Not the Same

As the holidays approach, I’m doing a series of reviews and giveaways for brands I believe in—all from indie companies that have girls’ best interests at heart. Today, I would like to introduce you Princess Free Zone. Princess Free Zone was…

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Review and giveaway: Go! Go! Sports Girls dolls are healthy, fun, and inspiring

As the holidays approach, I’m doing a series of reviews and giveaways for brands I believe in—all from indie companies that have girls’ best interests at heart. Today, I’d like to share Go! Go! Sports Girls with you. Go! Go!…

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Should clothing prices vary by size?

Have you ever wondered why clothing is priced the way it is? Sometimes, people wonder if it’s fair for companies to price clothing of various sizes uniformly. After all, the materials costs vary from size to size, so those differences…

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