From Ashley Graham to Tess Holliday, we take a look at the most famous plus size models in the world
When it comes to famous plus size models, you’ve probably heard of Ashley Graham and Tess Holliday, but they aren’t the only stylish curve models out there.
A new host of curvy women have taken the fashion spotlight, landing global campaigns, scoring huge social media followings and challenging narrow beauty standards along the way.
And, as people who are immersed in the fashion world, the models in our list are a great source of fashion tips and body confidence inspo, showing that style and success have no size boundaries.
The plus-size fashion world is finally catching up with the rest of the industry. More and more brands are extending their size ranges and it feels like we’re seeing a greater and diverse set of bodies in the pages of magazines, in campaigns and on the runway.
The last few years have seen a sharp rise in the best plus size clothing brands offering covetable wardrobe pieces, from the best plus size leggings, to wow-factor dresses, on-trend tailoring and brilliant jeans for curvy women. And the shapewear industry has improved too, with more labels than ever selling plus size shapewear. There’s a positive shift happening. And while there’s still a way to go until the fashion industry is a truly inclusive place, more plus size brands, coupled with greater representation of curve and plus size models on the runways and in magazines, can only be a good thing. And it’s not just modeling that these women are acing, some of the best fashion bloggers are plus size too, creating their own fashion lines, packed with some of the best plus size dresses, with leading retailers, allowing you to buy into their style.
In no particular order, here are our favorite plus-size models.