Plus-size model Ashley Graham just announced that she will be featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue for the first time! She actually posed last year for the first-ever plus-size ad to run in the annual issue, however, this is her editorial debut for the mag. Graham confirmed the news with, what else, an Instagram post:
She joins Robin Lawley, who last year became the first model that’s not a traditional sample size to appear in the swimsuit issue.
Graham has posed in campaigns for Lane Bryant and most recently, Forever 21‘s plus-size activewear line. She also reached 1 million Instagram followers yesterday! Is she having the best year ever or what?!
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