Maybe some of you recognize this name due to the well-known social media platforms, Ashley Graham is a new beautiful image in the modeling industry. But not the regular industry as you know it, she is a plus-size model, a brave woman who is not afraid to show her natural looks and curves just the way they are.
People started to love her due to her naturalness and soon she began having a lot of contracts with international names in the fashion industry, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Glamour, Elle and she is also the image of some important clothing brands. In 2016, she became the first plus-size model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated. In 2017, Graham became the first plus-size model to appear on the covers of British and American Vogue. She deserves it because she is beautiful and natural!
Besides her modeling career which is a growing one, she began speaking about body acceptance and body image. She is advising women all over the world to trust themselves no matter what size they wear at clothes. She is saying, and she is right, that all women are beautiful the way they are. Ashley is having a healthy lifestyle, posting on her social media accounts how she works out, keeping her body healthy and energized. So, she doesn’t promote an unhealthy lifestyle, like some people say; she is advising you to take care of your body and eat right, but not to be upset if you don’t look like the cat-walk models. Each body is unique and the organism reacts and feels different from people to people. you don’t need to starve yourself to look good for others. All you need to do is feel great in your own skin, wear the clothes you like, do the activities that are good for you and have a healthy lifestyle all in one.
Because she definitely has something to say, she launched her own book “A new model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power really look like”. Hew boundless mentality, her “contagious” happiness and her natural looks propelled her into being an admired model and an adored role model! Go Ashley!