Like many celebrities for several days, Ashley Graham opened a question and answer category on her Instagram account this Wednesday, December 30. The opportunity for her to share unpublished photos, while giving pleasure to her subscribers. The first one ? One in her underwear, holding her son in her arms. The adorable shot also reveals the stretch marks of the young woman. It was the wish of this surfer, who wanted the model to show the whole world that “stretch marks are pretty”. In addition, she does not hesitate to multiply the publications of photos in underwear or swimsuits, on which she proudly displays her curves. She regularly advocates the positive bodysuit and says that “all women are beautiful”. She also often posts her meals and workouts. On a video published on September 11, the young woman, who gave birth to her first child last January, had made a close-up on the lower part of her stomach and formed a heart around her stretch marks.
For several years, Ashley Graham has been considered a “plus size model”. Interviewed by Vogue Italia on December 19, the 33-year-old explained that she wanted us to stop assigning this label to her. Indeed, she hopes that women of all shapes will be accepted. “For the fashion industry, we are all large sizes, but the truth is that we are very different from each other, both physically and in terms of personality,” she said. first explained. She went on to say that it is “important that we have the opportunity to stand side by side on the podium, so that we can show our uniqueness. Only in this way can we one day hope to tear off that bulky label. , and become again women, individuals. And not just a size “. A very important message that she wanted to convey to remind people that it was unfair to judge women based on their physical appearance.
Ashley Graham, a renowned model
Born in October 1987, Ashley Graham was spotted by modeling agency I&I in 2000 while shopping. She then signed a few contracts in reputable agencies. Her career took off in 2012 when she posed for Addition Elle, a Canadian plus size clothing brand. She then designed her own line of lingerie in 2014. The following year, she became the face of Swimsuitsforall, with whom she collaborated to create her own collection of swimsuits in 2016. She then became the face of several brands including H&M and Addition Elle and poses for many magazines such as Grazia and Maxim. In May 2017, she released her first autobiographical book titled A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like. She then became the face of Revlon in 2018 and collaborated with PettyLittleThing between September 2018 and February 2019 and created a range of clothing up to size 56. Her notoriety, Ashley Graham used to convey important messages , advocating the positive body, regardless of the weight and size of clothing.
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