Anyone who thinks that being thin is the only way to be fashionable needs to give themselves a firm scolding cos’ that just ain’t the case. It’s 2017 and never before have we celebrated diversity in fashion and beauty more. Women of all different shapes, skin colours, races, religions, sexual preferences, and foot size are being heralded as our fashion icons – and this makes us bloody happy.
So if you love seeing diversity on your newsfeed, you need to start following these babes ASAP!
I LOVE colour but I really don’t wear it enough, so I adore it when I see fashionistas rocking dem bold hues. Hayley is an Australian stylist, blogger and columnist, who spends her time discovering and documenting (on her terrific blog) the unique fashion culture of the cities she resides in. Follow her adventure on insta too and check out her love of colour!
For a blog that oozes an electric kaleidoscope of colours, look no further than Garner Style, a blog suited to the bold lass in all of us. Her insta feed isn’t exactly dull either, with a balanced mix of conversations starters, fashion and lifestyle pics.
This Canadian beauty has an insta feed to die for and her blog is equally visually appealing, with the added bonus of having bomb-ass content. She writes unfiltered opinions on style and body image with an array of topics that will appeal to every lass.
Best known for designing ranges for boohoo.com; Nadia is an American designer, blogger, and model who dips her talented toes into a range of projects. Her blog features an array of models of all different sizes and ethnicities, which is exactly what we need to see more of. Follow her on insta here.
Living her life with the rule that ‘weight should not hinder one’s ability to travel, dress well nor stop them from enjoying life’ – Chanté’s emotive blog and insta influence women all over the world to be healthy, confident, and chic.
Tanesha is the face and voice behind GIRL WITH CURVES, a multi-media, award-winning platform made possible by people who believe women deserve to look and feel beautiful, regardless of weight, shape or size. I am obsessed with her style and the way she seems to so effortlessly pair things together, as seen on her insta.
5 years ago, Callie (a sassy welsh chick with 2 cats so I obviously love her) started blogging about her diet attempts on the web, which actually only made her feel like absolute shite. So she decided to use the platform as an aspiring, fashion obsessed lifestyle space where she can chat to women about everything from body image to delicious recipes. Follow her on insta here.
This plus-sized blogger loves all things vintage and her style (as seen in her stunning feed) embodies a moody melange of fashion through the decades. A beautiful writer, Ragini blogs regularly about fashion and wearing whatever you bloody well want to, while other lifestyle topics will occasionally make an appearance, keeping her content fresh and relevant.
This UK-based beauty looks like she’s stepped straight from a vintage pin-up calendar with her ample bust, gorgeous curves, thick red hair, and perfect winged eyeliner. Both her blog and Instagram boast a STUNNING collection of dresses made in classic designs to perfectly flatter her curves. She also gives a lot of advice on dressing for bigger busts which I really appreciate as I often have no idea!
Following this NZ born beauty on Instagram is like a warm hug of sunshine as her positivity radiates from her feed. Her blog helps her readers discover amazing plus size designers and she translates trends seen on runways overseas and at NZFW into curvy girl fabulousness!
This UK-based blogger writes about everything from plus-sized fashion and beauty; to lifestyle and travel. She’s won a bunch of awards and posts on the reg, which keeps her dedicated fans happy and engaged. Follow her on insta here.
A model who strongly promotes diversity in fashion and is a well-known body image activist, both Louise’s Instagram and blog are brimming with gorgeous imagery, phenom fashion choices, and general lifestyle stuff – there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy!
5 years ago, Jenni kicked cancer’s butt and has been living a life filled with no regrets ever since. Her searingly honest writing forces positivity and her unapologetic view of being a confident feminist who still happens to like dressing up and getting botox is bloody fantastic. Follow her on insta here.
Whenever I think of Chicago, I think of the bleak streets represented in the cult TV show, Shameless. Yes, it’s just a TV show but that’s their power. Hayet’s fruity and bright Instagram account is anything but bleak, with her outfit choices generally erring of the side of utter fabulousness. Her blog contains beautifully shot high-res images of detailing on her outfits that would be missed on other social platforms.
Triena Deniese blends everyday life, style, and beauty; providing beauty and style tips, life inspiration, and a glimpse into life as a young woman on the rise in a daring market. She’s a southern belle so we’re super excited that she’s starting a YT account (as well as Instagram and her blog obvs) soon so we can just listen to her delicious voice!