They are teaching us to celebrate our bodies just the way they are. And today, we will talk about a few women who are taking the lead and are at the top of their modeling game. A supermodel who managed to be the first plus size model on Sports Illustrated cover and did it with so much grace that she bagged another three covers right after.
A group of plus size models are on a mission to promote body diversity in the fashion industry and show women around the world that beauty really does come in all shapes and sizes. The five women are part of ALDA - a collaboration of models who want to "alter perceptions, engage and empower other women" both inside and outside the fashion industry. The naked shot happened by accident," Henderson told HuffPost Style.
Nothing like the sight of two beautiful naked women in an embrace to get attention. And the message is powerful. In a pictorial for Plus Model magazine, the lushly gorgeous Katya Zharkova entwines with a far thinner female whose face is obscured.
Perhaps magazines were trying to re-create the sensation Lizzie Miller made when Glamour shot her nude a year ago. Designers shy away from making clothes considered plus-size because doing so is just difficult. The most formidable obstacle lies in creating a prototype. If you already have a line of clothing and a set system of sizing, you cannot simply make bigger sizes.
Most recently, Stanton photographed a woman sitting on a park bench who proves that pushing yourself to do things you're afraid of can actually help to change the way you feel about yourself. But apparently my curves are fun to draw. It's been liberating for me.
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PLUS Model Magazine, a virtual publication aimed at larger ladies, is making waves with a provocative photo spread. The eye-popping shots show nude plus-sized models hugging runway models in this month's issue. The point: Decrying the shrinking size of the women who work in the modeling industry.
Plus size model and wildlife and exotics rehabilitator, Yazmin Fox, estimates she is a UK dress size The year-old prides herself on not being preoccupied with what she weighs and refuses to own scales. The voluptuous model, who lives in Cambridge, has made it her mission to use her status as an online star to show that beauty comes from inner-confidence.