Meet these awesome plus-size models who are making BIG noise

first_imgAs times change and movement around body positivity continues to gain momentum, plus-size models are getting their due, both on and off the runway. When you look at their fierce posing and their seductive eyes, you know the takeaway–it’s not your body’s size, it’s the size of the attitude that matters. While India is yet to see a hint of body diversity in its imagery, let’s take a moment to admire these faces creating waves, globally.Ashley GrahamDiscovered while shopping in a mall, plus-size model Ashley Graham is one of the most recognisable faces from the lot. From modelling for Levi’s to starring in campaigns for plus-size clothing brand, Lane Bryant, Ashley Graham recently made history by being the first plus-size cover star of Sports Illustrated by starring in the magazine’s 2016 Swimsuit issue.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@si_swimsuitCandice HuffineShe had her taste of fame as a teenager when she starred in a campaign for Lane Bryant in 2000. She left her mark on the world of modelling when she got an opportunity to feature in the Pirelli calendar as its first plus-size model.Also read:Pirelli Calendar 2016 breaks the shackles of gender and beauty Picture courtesy: www.models.comTess Holliday This US Size 22 model and hot momma calls herself a body-positive activist and is known for starting the #effyourbeautystandards movement on Instagram in 2013.Picture courtesy: Instagram/@tesshollidayErica SchenkHer Instagram bio describes her as a ‘Body Love Ambassador’ among other things, and this Size 18 model left everyone awestruck when she posed on the cover of Women’s Running magazine.advertisementPicture courtesy: www.wilhelmina.comDenise BidotThe Size 14 model has starred in campaigns for a number of brands, including the likes of Forever 21, Levi’s, Nordstrom and Lane Bryant to name a few, but she created waves by owning her stretch marks in an unretouched shoot for Swimsuitsforall.Picture courtesy: www.denisebidot.comlast_img