Little Mix defend their skimpy wardrobe: ‘No-one criticises Olympic athletes’ By Press Association November 8 2018, 9.52am Share Little Mix defend their skimpy wardrobe: ‘No-one criticises Olympic athletes’ Share via Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Messenger Linkedin Email Post link https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/entertainment/music/1604911/little-mix-defend-their-skimpy-wardrobe-no-one-criticises-olympic-athletes/ Copy Link Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix (Ian West/PA) Little Mix have hit back at critics of their skimpy outfits. The girl group – Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock – have sparked controversy in recent years for their stage costumes. But Nelson told Attitude magazine: “You should be able to be whatever kind of woman you want to be. You should be able to wear what you bloody want to wear and rock it with confidence. "It's really important to us" – @LittleMix discuss their affinity with their LGBT fans 🏳️🌈https://t.co/WuDOfCq4Uh pic.twitter.com/xgx8E5UsBi— Attitude (@AttitudeMag) November 8, 2018 “As long as you feel good about yourself, that’s all that matters.” She said of criticism of the band for wearing leotards: “I’m thinking, do you say that to people at the Olympics, that they’re too provocative? Little Mix performs during BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend (Danny Lawson/PA) “No you don’t, but because we’re dancing, ‘Oh, you’re too sexy’.” .@LittleMix continue to prove why they're pop's biggest LGBT allies in our new December issue 🌈👊Download instantly: https://t.co/nj7tJlA87NOrder globally: https://t.co/YfzaW4Qyc9 pic.twitter.com/Cb5YSEMo1U— Attitude (@AttitudeMag) November 8, 2018 She added: “Being a feminist doesn’t mean that you have to wear a polo-neck jumper and a pair of trousers. Anyone can be a feminist. “Feminism is just believing in equality.” Little Mix will join the line-up for the second night of Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball on Sunday December 9. The full interview is in December’s Attitude magazine.