Meet the 5 Full Figure Role Models Strutting Body Positivity Across Your Newsfeeds
Becoming body positive is about embracing your shape, curves, highs and lows and loving every bit of you, because you are you. From Instagram to Twitter to runways across the country and in the pages of mainstream magazines, powerful women who wear sizes 14 to 30+ are confidently showing off their curves. These women are spreading the #bodypositivity social media movement with wit, charm and OOTD (outfit of the day) photo journeys that everyone can relate to. If you are starting to embrace who you are, particularly through social media posts, be sure to follow these five ladies for major #inspo when it comes to curating a body positive inspirational news feed.
From plus size lingerie to the cover of Vogue, Ashley Graham has been winning the hearts of America. Graham has a big voice when it comes to loving who you are. As a judge for America's Next Top Model this body positive full figure role model has been helping girls on and off the show to feel comfortable in their own skin.
France's most famous plus sized model went viral wearing a stunning shade of Christian Louboutin red lipstick, which even the shoe design house reposted. A vocal advocate for loving your size and tossing out the term "plus-sized" Desseaux is a strong woman who will help you achieve the body positive and French girl effortless style we all love.
The thought of plus size lingerie and plus size bikini's takes confidence. As the Queen of the "Fatkini" teaches us, you can rock it if it fits well and makes you feel fabulous. This blogger talks everything from dressing your body to feeling like a babe. Gabi Fresh offers a new take on fashion with a sense of humor that lets you know, even through she is helping lead a revolution she is not taking fashion too seriously.
Body positivity is impacted by how you feel. For Lane Bryant model Candice Huffine feeling comfortable in plus size lingerie may come from feeling comfortable in sneakers. Huffine sat down with Runner's World to discuss her marathon training and the struggles that come not just with running that far but with the stigma that comes from being a large woman and telling people you are a runner. Huffine is a great role model for finding a way to be healthy, loving your body and leaving the haters in the dust.
There has not been a lot of diversity in fashion modeling. Thanks to the fabulous ladies we have mentioned and newcomer Precious Lee all that is changing. A plus size lingerie and Sports Illustrated model, Lee is representing curvy African American girls and building a community of plus-sized body positive women.
Be you, be fit, curvy and fabulous. Follow our favorite women and post yourself about feeling confident in plus size lingerie, running gear and sexy dresses. Find the right fit and the rest will follow.