See Tess Holliday on the Cover of People Magazine
Another day, another major moment in plus-size fashion history. Tess Holliday, a model who first made history back in January as the first 5’5” size 22 model to be signed to a major agency, will be featured on the cover of People Magazine’s Body Issue.
There are a handful of plus-size models and bloggers who have been making waves lately, but Tess stands out mainly because she also comes with a message. Before signing to a MiLK, Holliday had already garnered a massive online following by spearheading and regularly celebrating her hashtag #effyourbeautystandards. Tess often posts images of herself alongside positive messages focused around body image.
The issue doesn’t hit stands until tomorrow, but you can catch a sneak peek of her story over on People’s website. She talks about being bullied in school, attending discouraging auditions and eventually realizing she needed to carve her own path to success.
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