Why We Shouldn’t Say, “Modest is Hottest”


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Modest is hottest. It’s a phrase that was coined a few years ago to convince Christian women that dressing modestly is sexy and attractive. Because that’s what women care about, right? The male gaze. Knowing that they’re considered pretty and desirable despite ankle-length pants and neck-high collars.

I hate this phrase and everything it communicates. Hate it, hate it, hate it.

It’s not because I like to walk around in short dresses and cleavage-baring shirts. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to find a skirt in my closet, let alone one that falls above the knee. I love pants, and I’d rather not spend my day constantly adjusting a low-cut shirt to ensure that my β€œgirls” are properly concealed. But every time someone says, β€œModest is hottest,” my shoulders go up around my ears. A friend said it on Facebook last summer…

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Olúsèyí says:

    Thanks for sharing this one. My sentiments exactly

    1. hrh7 says:

      Thank you dear.

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