A new trend towards body-positiveness and naturalness, which has been supported for the past few years, allows modern women not to drive themselves into the framework of conventions and impose stereotypes. Thus, now you no longer need to be very thin and torture yourself with constant diets to look beautiful and be attractive in the eyes of other people. We present to your attention five of the most successful plus-size models in America, which, by their appearance, clearly prove that you can be beautiful in any size! The main thing is to feel confident and worthy as a person.
Tess Holiday is a renowned body-positivist. She also goes to sports. She is actively involved in modeling and she is a mother of two beautiful children and a wife. In an interview, she points out that men are crazy about her and find her very attractive. She is also not ashamed of her corpulence and often uploads provocative pictures on Instagram, and does not hesitate to appear nude for fashion magazines.
On her Instagram, she loves to shock the audience and also sarcastically responds to malicious comments. Tess Holiday is known not only for her lush beauty but also for actively criticizing the double standards that exist in the fashion world. She believes that thin people are in a more privileged position. Nevertheless, the model has an unfading hope that the fashion industry will become more diverse and will take on different bodies, races and identities. The model continues educational activities and insists on her values.
Ashley Graham is a sensation in the fashion world, she is the first plus-size model to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and she was the one who fashioned body positivity and made the fashion world equalize plus-size models to regular models. Moreover, she has been happily married for more than 10 years now and is raising a son.
Candice Huffin is notable for the fact that she starred for such iconic magazines as Vogue, I-D and the CR Fashion Book. In 2015, she became the first plus-size model to participate in the shooting of the 2017 Pirelli calendar, moreover, she participated in 2016 New York Fashion Week. She made such public contributions as supporting the #ImNoAngel social movement, which destroys the stereotype imposed on society about how a woman should look.
Paloma Elsesser. It is noteworthy that the famous English make-up artist Pat McGrath found Paloma on Instagram. The American model has already appeared on the cover of British Vogue and has become the face of brands such as Nike, Fenty Beauty and Mercedes-Benz. Paloma’s curvy beauty also blooms in cinematography – in 2019 she starred in the Safdie brothers’ crime thriller.
Denise Bidot organized the “There is no wrong way to be a woman” movement, the goal of which is to convince women to love themselves and their bodies, no matter what flaws or imperfections it has. She made a splash in society when she starred in a campaign and there was no retouching in the photo and all her stretch marks and imperfections on an obese body were visible. In just a few hours, the photo went viral on social media.