'Womanspreading': The bizarre new Instagram trend

23rd November 2017 11:39 AM

WOMANSPREADING is the latest trend taking Instagram by storm and is likely to be filling your feed in 2018.

The "power stance" pose sees women sitting with their legs spread open in front of the camera - fully clothed we hasten to add.

Models like Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber are leading the way with the wide leg position, reports The Sun.

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The pose is designed to empower women, as it bucks the tradition of sitting poised with your knees together. It's also a response to "manspreading", the practice when men sit with their legs wide apart taking up more than their allocated space - usually on public transport.

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The stance is usually considered by many to be "unladylike" but these stars are unfazed.

But what do you think of the woman spreading trend? Will it pop up on your Insta?

when people tell me it's unladylike to spread my legs :^) #womanspreading

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This story first appeared in The Sun.