Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Steals The Show On NYFW Runway

The size 16 model starred in the Addition Elle lingerie show at New York Fashion Week

In case you missed it, a plus-size model just stunned on the runway at New York Fashion Week in some seriously sexy lingerie.

If you’ve yet to acquaint yourself with Ashley Graham, then please allow us to introduce you.

Twenty-eight-year-old American Ashley is a model, designer, motivational speaker and body activist who looks like the impossibly beautiful love-child of Eva Mendes and Angelina Jolie. IKR?

The size 16 beauty was the star of the history-making Addition Elle lingerie show at NYFW, modelling a series of sheer sets including a cut-out lace balconette bra that Ashley designed herself as part of her very own underwear line with the brand.

Alas, the brand is only available in the US and Canada at the moment but you can buy Ashley’s line via Navabi.

Ashley walked alongside a plethora of buxom beauties in a range of slinky nighties, lace kimonos and gorgeous matching sets. Not only did the show star women of all shapes and sizes, there was a refreshing amout of diversity among the models. One model even had a septum piercing – crazy we know.

Ms Graham took to Instagram to share pictures of her star turn on the runway, with the hashtag #iamsizesexy as she proudly proved what we all know – that big is beautiful.

The Nebraska native made history earlier this year when she was the first plus-size model to appear in US magazine Sports Illustrated.

While Ashley isn’t the first plus-size model to walk the runway at NYFW, her inclusion and Addition Elle’s show are a welcome addition to the Fashion Week schedule.
Do you think it’s time we had more diversity on the catwalk at Fashion Week?

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