‘Sports Illustrated’ gets first Plus Size Model Charlotte February 9, 2015 MESSHealth With the want of diversty in fashion and the media is always on going. This week, ‘Sports Illustrated’ showcased there first plus-size model, embracing her natural curves in a matching bikini, looking flawless. Ashley Graham has been hugely praised by all woman around the world for her curvy and elegant figure, the first to be shown ahead for ‘Sports Illustrated’ in an AD. The size 14-16 model is set to inspire and influence all woman, showing an ideal woman can be any size. “I know my curves are sexy and I want everyone else to know that theirs are too. There is no reason to hide and every reason to flaunt.” – Ashley Graham The AD is made for brand Swimsuits for All with hashtag ‘CURVES IN BIKINI’S’. Graham isn’t new to the modelling scene. Since the age of 12 when discovered she has also been seen modelling for Levi’s, Target and Macy’s.