Ashley Graham, Plus-Size Model, Lands 2016 ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue Spot
Ashley Graham, the plus-size model who became the first-ever plus-size model to star in an ad in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue last year, will feature in an editorial in 2016’s issue.
Ashley Graham’s 2016 SI Swimsuit Issue Gig
Graham confirmed her role as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model for the 2016 issue on Instagram Tuesday.
“How do you #SwimSexy? Check out my latest campaign with @swimsuitsforall in @SI_Swimsuit with @nicolajgriffin @philomenakwao to see how we #SwimSexy,” she captioned one picture.
Graham elaborated with her second snap, writing, “It’s official – I’m a @si_swimsuit model!! This is a dream come true. Thank you to everyone who stood up for curves- our voices were heard and together we can help me win Rookie of the Year. Stay tuned for voting instructions #beautybeyondsize #siswim.”
“Confidence is my golden rule. Have you seen my new #SwimSexy campaign with @swimsuitsforall in @SI_Swimsuit?” she captioned a third picture.
The 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will hit newsstands later this month. This year’s cover girl will be announced Feb. 13.