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Ashley Graham and the New Breed of Plus-Size Supermodels

With curvy girls Robyn Lawley, Ashley Graham and Kate Upton gracing the pages of Vogue and Sports Illustrated recently, could we be seeing a new breed of super model? At the very least it looks like the world of fashion has finally begun to embrace a more inclusive definition of beauty? “With her long dark hair,…

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“With her long dark hair, lascivious scarlet lips and curvy size-18 body, Ashley Graham is one of the most beautiful women I have ever seen”, purred The Sunday Times Style magazine recently about Ashley Graham. Just as attractive as their confidence is these girls’ attitudes. Follow Ashley on Instagram for insights into her workouts, her gorgeous style and more inspirational quotes than you can shake a stick of lipstick at.

If the modelling industry has decided that it’s finally time to celebrate women of all shapes and sizes, then so should we.

Here are some of our best plus size dresses designed to flatter your curves in style this summer.

Sparkling on the dance floor

This So Fabulous Sequin Skirt Cami Dress is perfect for dressy occasions when you need something that will really stand out. If you’re conscious about your hips and tummy area, smooth them out with this Intimates Control Waistnipper. Be sure to team your pale-coloured dress with some bold accessories like this cherry JUNO Patent Tote Bag and these funky Carvela Kirsty Court Shoes.

Boho BBQ


If you’re looking for something more casual and carefree, why not follow this summer’s 1960s trend and opt for this So Fabulous Angel Sleeve Dress? It’s perfect for summer barbeques and family days out.

Wear it with these So Fabulous Ankle Boots and some black tights. This simple Definitions Kimono Jacket and Carvela Shoulder Bag would complete this modern hippie look perfectly.

Wonderful weeknights


For something smarter, this AX PARIS CURVE Crochet Skater Dress with a blazer layered on top would look great for after-work drinks. It’s a great day-to-night outfit, so you can even wear it to the office beforehand.

To give your body extra shape, wear this Intimates Control Wear Your Own Bra Body to flatter any lumps and bumps. Accessorise with this JUNO Tassel Tote Bag and throw on these Shoe Box Block Heel Point Court Shoes and you’re all set.

 

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