Atypical Pinay (Illustrado Magazine)

(This article was published in Illustrado last March-April 2011)


uncharacteristic, nonconforming, uncommon

Brown, golden skin. Wild, curly hair. Pudgy–even flat nose. Round hips and legs. Atypical Filipina or in many ways a typical one? Nikka Sarthou inspires us with the stories of real women who may be far from conforming to the standard of beauty, but have embraced their unique Pinoy features.