Saturday 16 December 2017

Caitlin McBride: The 'bikini bridge' is the new 'thigh gap'...but in reality, it's just more Instagram competition

You haven't heard of the 'bikini bridge'? It's the new 'thigh gap'. But many of you probably haven't heard of that either.

That's because the standard of skinniness is changing everyday, as is the language to coincide. Thank you, Instagram.

It refers to the hip bones jutting out when you lay on your sun lounger in a bikini, thus showing the world how concave your stomach is. (The thigh gap is when you legs don't have any fat on the thighs to touch).

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