Plus-size feeds to follow
From inspirational body positivity accounts to models who deliver cool outfit ideas daily, it’s time to redefine the summer body.
Meet plus-size model and activist Nyome Nicholas-Williams. Thanks to this curve crusader, Instagram changed its nudity policy which previously censored plus-size creators of colour. Follow her for a BTS look at her model life and empowering messages of healing and self-love.
Mental health advocate
Apart from serving looks upon looks, Grace Victory truly lives up to her name. This year she became a first-time mum and overcame her battle with Covid, which sadly put her in a coma for weeks. Her feed is centred around body positivity and strength while you can expect some great yummy mummy content too.
If you’re looking for inspo to add colour and print to your wardrobe, Yaminah Mayo is your poster girl. It’s worth checking in just to see her care-free expressive make-up beat and easy-to-follow fitness updates. Read more of her musings on her blog or listen to her podcast Blah Blah Blah where she talks about real life and everything in between.
Model, dancer, advocate
Trina Nicole has an impressive CV. Not only is she a Spell Squad ambassador, she’s also co-founder of CurltureUK, a platform that teaches the importance of black representation in the beauty industry - has danced for the likes of Lizzo and is CEO ofplus-size dance class The Curve Catwalk. Trina, we salute you.
Dancer & advocate
We couldn’t agree more with Simone Mariposa’s signature hashtag #WeWearWhatWeWant. This LA Instagrammer is all about boldness and living life to the full. Not only does she inspire her audience through dance and on-trend outfits, she’s also at the forefront of debunking myths and stereotypes surrounding plus bodies.
Get ready to be inaugurated into the school of love (that’s self love, to be exact). Known as the big girl with a big heart, influencer Stephanie Yeboah is a true advocate of self-love whatever your size, gender or colour. Need some summer reading? Check out her book Fattily Ever After: The Fat Black Girls’ Guide To Living Unapologetically.