Pretty is a digital postcard from women around the world to women around the world as told through a weekly documentary series. It explores just how nuanced beauty can be by not only taking a look at how beauty standards vary from country to country but also how they might vary within a city.
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What’s Pretty in Milan?
We’ve left the City of Light and find ourselves in bustling Milano. But’s it’s not all ‘pizza, mafia, mandolin.’ Wintana, Grazia, Fredamily and Evelyne share their view of Milano and what’s considered beautiful in this fashion capital.
Fredamily – “Beauty is Being Comfortable” – Hailing from the Dominican Republic but raised in Italy, model and student Fredamily speaks candidly about the looks nature gave her and what it’s like being a Black model in Italy.
Evelyne – “Beauty Grows” – Evelyne, the founder of nappytalia.it, discusses identifying as both Italian and African, the differences between Ghanian and Italian beauty and shares her message to women all over the world.
Grazia – “Beauty is Sisterhood” – Grazia from Milan shares the moment when she first became aware of her appearance and how she deals with pressure to fit the Italian beauty ideal.