Beauty & Health

7 Plus size models slaying the runway

7 Plus size models slaying the runway
Here are 7 gorgeous plus size models making a name for themselves in the fashion industry and turning the industry standards on their heads.

Ashley Graham - Arguably the most famous plus sized model, Ashley Graham made history when she appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Graham is a body image activist and her influence on the industry has been remarked by magazines such as Vogue and People.

Chloe Marshall - the first plus sized model to make it to the finals of the Miss England pageant, Chloe Marshall currently resides in New York, where she is actively sought by numerous high-profile fashion brands.

Paloma Elsesser - a model making an important name for herself, appearing in campaigns for Nike, Glossier and Fenty Beauty. Elsesser was the very first plus sized model of color to sign a contract with MUSE NYC Management.

Danika Brysha - a model and an activist for healthy living, Brysha has been featured in campaigns for the likes of Forever 21 and Kohl’s. Her recent activity has made her one of the highest paid models in the world.

Candice Huffine - a trailblazer for plus size models everywhere, Huffine has been a supermodel for more than a decade. She has appeared on the cover of fashion magazine Elle and is a well-known spokesperson for healthy living.

Liris Crosse - a model whose career switched into high gear after her appearance on the show Project Runway. Crosse has become highly in demand for modeling work. She is also invited to numerous speaking arrangements around the United States.

Philomena Kwao - this English model’s unique look has until now landed her work with important brands such as Lane Bryant, Torrid and Nordstrom and there is no sign she will be slowing down anytime soon.

These models are paving the way for a new way to view beauty and are inspiring designers to work on clothes that are not created exclusively for size 0 women. For this we applaud them.