Ashley Graham Backstage at New York Fashion Week Talks Curvy Role Models – Written by: Nikki Kouture –
Moments after Ashley Graham debuted her lingerie at NYFW, POPSUGAR Fashion caught up with the game-changing model backstage.
Ashley Graham is best known as a plus-size model for clothing and lingerie. You may recall the 2015 Swimsuits For All plus-size retailer for woman’s swimsuits featuring Ashley Graham in an advertisement in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue. The ad campaign carried the tagline “You’ve Got It. Flaunt It.
STYLE FILES: ASHLEY GRAHAM revealed that: Ashley is also an active role model and dedicated speaker. She promotes positive-body image and teaches women and girls how to accept their natural and healthy bodies. Ashley embraces her body and looks after it well with regular exercise and a balanced diet. She teaches us to have confidence no matter our size. She has appeared on the cover of Elle Quebec and has also graced the pages of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour and Latina.
Hear what Ashley Graham had to say about finding role models in the industry, the inspiration for her new Ashley Graham Collection, and what keeps her motivated to keep forging ahead in the fashion industry.
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About the Author: Nikki-Kouture began her career studying fashion at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh marketing retail management. Nikki has been in the fashion and entertainment industry for over 10 years as a successful business owner and CEO of a number of ventures: Kouture Fashion Shoes, Model, Wardrobe Stylist, Event Coordinator, Fashion Editor H.E.M.P Hop Magazine, currently Designer (Ko’moji Apparel), Booking Agent For Models and Actors , Blogger – Connect Daily Scoop.
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