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This is Why Tess Holliday Is Our Breakout Star of Trend Week Spring 2020

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Tess Holliday is revolutionizing the style world one runway stroll at a time. 

Within the years since she coined the social media motion #EffYourBeautyStandards, Tess has grow to be an unstoppable power for good. She made historical past by changing into the primary plus-size mannequin of her measurement and stature to land a significant modeling contract in 2015, and continues to make use of her platform to advocate for inclusivity and physique positivity. 

Living proof? Tess’ presence at Trend Week Spring 2020, the place she sparked dialog surrounding the style business’s ongoing push for range.

Tess herself commented on the progress, or lack thereof, throughout a London Trend Week occasion hosted by ELLE U.Ok. “Persons are nonetheless afraid and I hope ultimately that may shift,” the 34-year-old shared. “I do not know why it is controversial to speak about the truth that plus-size ladies ought to be capable of take up house—actually—put on garments, be modern and really feel good of their our bodies.”

Nonetheless, Tess does acknowledge that when any plus-size mannequin “has a breakthrough” within the business, she considers it a “breakthrough for all of us.” 

That stated, it is time to have a good time Holliday’s many breakthrough moments all through Trend Week. Scroll via our gallery beneath and put together to really feel empowered to like the pores and skin you are in.

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Harper's Bazaar ICONS Party, Tess Holliday

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Tess Holliday, Fashion Week

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Tess Holliday, Fashion Week

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Tess Holliday, Fashion Week, Instagram


Bravo, Tess! Now can we get an amen? 


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