The Rise of the Plus Size Model
Can we get an Amen?
Last week's reveal of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue was monumental: For the first time, a plus size model will join the ranks of SI's bikini-wearing babes.
After a killer year for some of our favorite beauties, it's safe to say that plus size models are taking the fashion industry by storm--and it's about damn time.
Here, a few of our favorite recent moments.
Myla Dalbesio for Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein's fall 2014 "Perfectly Fit" ads featuring size 10 stunner Myla Dalbesio are awesome. Even better was the understated way the campaign debuted: No self-congratulatory announcement, just a gorgeous gal in her Calvins.
Candice Huffine in the Pirelli Calendar
The Pirelli calendar always brings the heat, but this year's edition was made even sexier with the addition of ultra bombshell Candice Huffine.
Tess Holliday Makes History
Last month, Holliday became the first woman of her size to land a modeling contract. She's also the founder of the #effyourbeautystandards movement, making her our woman crush and a gorgeous reminder that every body is beautiful.
Ashley Graham for Swimsuits for All
Is it hot in here, or is it just Sports Illustrated's first plus size ad with Ashley Graham? (Suit guy knows what's up.)
Robyn Lawley in "Sports Illustrated"
Cover girl, schmovergirl: We're grabbing a copy of SI for this insanely gorgeous shot of Australian beauty Robyn Lawley, the first curvy (she prefers the term to "plus size") model to grace its pages.