We had the pleasure of hosting a shoot with Laura Philippa photographed by Olivia Rohde. Laura recently embarked on one of the most important journeys of her life.
I have spent many years hating my body and blaming it for how it looked. I believed I had to change it somehow. Some would say that I had no reason to feel this way, but that doesn’t change how I felt. I decided to make an effort to NOT fight against my body, I want to accept it and be grateful for it. I mean, it’s carrying me around every day, supporting me in every situation.
It is strong and beautiful, and so is yours.
Last fall I decided to quit my job and take time off to simply listen to myself and my needs. I went traveling and took an education in yoga, pilates, and dance. This was the most important choice of my life so far.
When I decided to meet myself where I was and started listening to my needs I came closer to acceptance. I experienced a balance between my body and my mind - they started working together as a whole instead of fighting each other. This is a lot easier said than done, it takes time and a lot of hard work. It’s a process and I am not “there” yet, but I’m closer than ever before. I’ve stopped comparing myself to others and I’m learning to be proud of my unique beautiful body.
I am so proud to be able to represent the statement that Moons and Junes stands for. The natural and pure unretouched body, just as it is, in every size and form.
We estimate the following sizes correspond for Moons and Junes briefs: