The new mum is using her social media platform to chart her experiences of new motherhood, including breastfeeding.
Ashley Graham has spoken about the difficulties she's faced in the fashion industry, saying she's had to "work harder" than other models because of her size.Graham, who became the first size-16 model to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2016, has championed body positivity throughout her career.The 31-year-old's path to success – which has included modelling on the covers of Vogue, Elle and Glamour – hasn't always been a smooth ride, she explained."I have had to work harder than everybody else because of my size," she told Harper's Bazaar UK. "I've always had to suck it up."If you're the kind of person who's never been glamourised in fashion then you have to justify why you're meant to be there through your efforts."However, despite the obstacles she's faced, Graham prefers to not think of her journey as "hard". "Has it been hard? I'd prefer to say that it's been rewarding," she stated.The model has always been frank about her body image, in the hope that she may inspire others to be the same."I've always been very honest in sharing the insecurities I have. Cellulite, back fat... It opened a door for other women to share their insecurities," Graham said."If we all feel the same way, why are we stressing about it? I've never gone to therapy but having these conversations really does help."In March, Graham called out publications which airbrush models while making an appearance on Australian talk show The Project.The model warned that there's "still so much retouching that's happening, trying to change who we are", adding that people have tried to "manipulate" her body for years.Graham also discussed the use of the term "plus size", explaining why she's not a fan of the phrase."Why do we have to describe a woman because of a number inside of her pants?" she said.Graham's new interview is in the July issue of Harper's Bazaar UK, on sale from Thursday.For all the latest news from the fashion industry, click here.
Given the recent controversies surrounding Stefano Gabbana, some of Ashley Graham’s fans aren’t happy that she took part in a Dolce & Gabbana show.
On Monday night at the Met Gala, Ashley Graham interpreted the “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” theme in her own way.
"I can't stand it when I read comments that say, 'Finally, a real woman,'" the curvaceous model said after being praised for unashamedly displaying her cellulite in swimwear.
Ashley Graham, a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue star, oozed confidence in front of the crowd during the shoot for her new collection.
Lane Bryant launches new #PlusIsEqual campaign. (Photo: Lane Bryant) You might have noticed the mysterious black and white ad in your September issue of Vogue. The silhouettes of six curvy models spread across two pages, no splashy brand name anywhere to be found, just the words “#PlusIsEqual, It’s time for change.” Today, we found out that ad is part of Lane Bryant’s fall campaign, one that aims to celebrate women of all shapes and sizes.