It has appeared a few weeks ago on the catwalk at Paris Fashion Week, has been featured on many glamor magazines’ cover as Sports Illustrated and now is sexy and half-naked on another cover, that of Maxim. She is Ashley Graham, sexy plus-size model of 28 years, already famous for her numerous campaigns in favor of women Plus Size …
Amongst the best known is the one for Swimsuitsforall, in which ironically responds to pounding advertising message: “Is your body ready for beach?”, Your body is ready for the beach, with its generous curves and a provocative question: “Are you ready for this beach body?”
One meter and 75 for a size L abundant, Ashley was born in Nebraska in 1987, and was discovered at 12 years. In the shots of Gilles Bensimon for Maxim, the beautiful model on the cover winks in all its generous sensuality, naked covered only by a tight white shirt in her hands. “Natural beauty” writes the magazine, and natural beauty it’s appropriate to talk about the beautiful plus-size model, that of showing her abundant curves has never been ashamed.
A few months ago, however, the ABC and NBC have decided not to broadcast an intimate spot touting the Lane Bryant lingerie for curvy women, including Ashley Graham. Because? Too many nudes. Disturbing because naturalness and “fullness”, though not corresponding to the canons of perfect beauty. Lane Bryant has immediately responded to the complaint by explaining in a statement that the spot would still have been spread through its channels and stressing: “We wanted to also feel beautiful curvy women and encourage them to show their body.”