Billie Eilish was known as an incredibly talented singer who wears baggy clothes for a long time. Her live performances were extremely mind-blowing, but that little detail was kinda hard to miss, especially by her fans. Recently, she showed a different style as she posed for the cover of British Vogue, with a picture that made all of our heads turn.
We at Bright Side are proud of Billie Eilish, who was able to speak up about her struggles with style and body image. She now has a better relationship with her body, and we admire her for that.
Young Billie used to worry about the way her body looks.
Billie Eilish has a history of body dysmorphia, according to her, she started to worry about her appearance when she was around 12 years old. It all started when she joined a dance company, she soon started to have a toxic relationship with her body.
She mentioned that dancing was not easy for her because of that, “At dance, you wear really tiny clothes. And I’ve never felt comfortable in really tiny clothes.” It even got worse when she quit dancing after rupturing the growth plate in her hip. The incident triggered mental health issues like depression and accentuated her discomfort with her own body.
She wanted to be appreciated for her music, nothing more.
Billie’s thoughts about body and all that she’s been through helped her develop a unique style. She chose to wear baggy clothes that would cover her body because only then people would not talk about her body.
When asked about her style, she said, “I never want the world to know everything about me. That’s why I wear big, baggy clothes. Nobody can have an opinion because they haven’t seen what’s underneath.”
She was rocking her red carpet looks with her unique style.
At the 2020 Oscar ceremony, she showed up with a white Chanel suit that covered her whole body. She seemed so happy and confident with what she was wearing, and we can’t blame her, it looked beautiful on her.
She sure knows how to make an entrance, her style is impossible to miss, and the details are always on point. Her fans adore her music and her style, after all, she’s the one who makes thousands of people scream with joy during her live performances.
But she was tired of baggy clothes.
Billie was also comfortable with that style because she didn’t want people to take advantage of her because of her body, but things were about to change for the Canadian pop star. We first noticed her style change when she wore a beautiful dress to the Met Gala in 2021, and she looked gorgeous in it.
The star even admitted that her outlook has changed lately. She explained that she struggled to feel desirable because of that: “Wearing baggy clothes, nobody is attracted to me, I feel incredibly unlovable and unsexy and not beautiful.”
It’s all about what makes you feel good.
Billie’s experience when she was young influenced her behavior toward showing her body in public. But as she’s grown up, she’s changed her way of thinking, and we love her statements about it: “Let’s turn it around and be empowered in that. Showing your body and showing your skin — or not — should not take any respect away from you.”
She posed gracefully in lingerie for British Vogue, a look that made the world see Billie in a different light. She’s proudly showing her skin and her beautiful body, away from the baggy clothes she was known to wear, with a quote on the cover that says it all: “It’s all about what makes you feel good.”
She’s embracing her body right now.
Now that the pop star is more confident in showing her skin and adopting different styles, she regrets some of the promos she did. She admitted that she doesn’t know who that person was and that it was certainly not her. She believes that she became that vibe because she didn’t have time to think about herself or what would suit her best.
Besides the fact that she’s more aware of what makes her feel better, she realized that people were going to talk about her style no matter what. It was up to her to choose who she wants to be. “In the past couple of months, I feel far more solid in who I am. I feel different now, like I’m desirable. I feel like I’m capable of being as feminine as I want to be and as masculine as I want.”
Billie released a powerful statement that will inspire her fans for sure: “I love that my body is mine and that it’s with me everywhere I go. I kind of think of my body as my friend. My ugly friend! It’s complicated. But what are you gonna do?” We love this statement, and we believe that having a good relationship with your body is the key to self-love.
Do you believe that a change of style can boost your self-confidence? Let us know in the comments!