5 Plus Size Models to Follow and Get Inspired

One of the achievements of new generations is the redemption of authenticity in beauty stereotypes, leaving aside those traditional, but oh-so-negative, standards that some garments wouldn’t look good on curvy girls, keeping them away from fashion trends. This time the fashion industry did not establish the trend, it was more than the social statement of acceptance and inclusion made it surrender. Even though haute couture designers argue the complexity of their pieces in bigger sizes. Brands see the chance to meet the demands and have started to create affordable and striking collections for plus size girls.

Designing clothes that allow curvy and full figured women to see their bodies represented in a high fashion context is a powerful statement. Nowadays, not only internationally renowned models or celebrities inspire other women, but also women with a great sense of style that promote self-love and positive body image message through social media. With every picture they post, these women around the world feel confident enough to wear a fashion piece knowing their value is not related to their size.

Check out our Instagram favourites:
@isabel_hendrix: a self-love advocate and vintage style fan could be a role model for those of you who want to try bold looks with crop tops or mini skirts. This girl from LA has her online shop where she sells some of her clothes and some pieces she has designed herself.

@philomenakwao: this plus-size British model is also a women’s rights advocate who spreads positive body image messages in her posts on Instagram. She was a brand ambassador for Nordstrom and Evans, also appeared on Cosmopolitan UK, New York Times, and Sports Illustrated.

@callie_thorpe: a former Marie-Claire columnist, she posts pictures wearing clothing from different styles, inviting curvy girls to forget about their insecurities. She offers style tips and encouraging messages for anyone who follows her about body image and weight.

@candicehuffine: this beautiful girl from Washington DC, was the first plus-size model to be part of the Pirelli Calendar in 2015. She has walked for Christian Siriano, Cushnie et Ochs and Prabal Gurung, and continuing claims for inclusion of curvy girls in every Fashion Week around the world.

@jojacalled: Georgia Pratt is from New Zealand but she hit NY with her curves, and now she’s not only a famous plus-size model but a fashion designer too. She believes that women are directly responsible for her body image and how they perceive themselves.

Follow them to feel empowered about your body and inspired to become a trendsetter!

Visit Full Figure Fashions, in our Calgary plus size store you can find a vast variety of bags, plus size women’s clothing both new lines and consignment items in all sizes 14+.

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