The ideal body: one boneless spaghetti arm, no crotch, jagged hip and shoulder bones.
(via BuzzFeed)

While the model herself may be 24-year-old R'el Dade, this swimsuit was marketed to teens in Target's juniors section with a "thigh gap" that boggles the mind and brings the problems of unattainable body image to new levels. Not only has Ms. Dade's crotch been banished from existence, it's been replaced by an almost perfectly rectangular void that no animal without a hard exoskeleton could have. Who is making these calls? What horrifying mind said "yes, let's just get rid of that whole crotch area. Young women aren't self-conscious enough, so let's just make them feel like that whole region shouldn't even be there."

Sources: BuzzFeed | Jezebel | NYMag