Sports Illustrated Make Swimsuit Issue History Using A Plus Size Model
As a woman I can tell you feeling good about yourself is tough when you have a few curves. And it has always bugged me that size 10 models have in the past been considered plus –sized.
All that said I am glad to see main stream media making a shift with Sports Illustrated Magazine adding a plus size model to their line up and I am talking a size 16 woman in a bikini. Her name is Ashley Graham and she hails from Nebraska. She is part of a campaign called Curves in Bikinis.
The fashion world has been changing slowly towards more acceptances. America’s Next Top Model had a plus –size winner a few seasons back. And more window mannequins have some extra shape. I don’t think it is about being slim or full figured. To me, it is about being healthy and allowed to have a good self-image and respect from the people you encounter in your daily life. We can do that and with all good hopes this might help