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Plus-Size Models Awesomely Re-Create Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Cover

The picture was part of a calendar shoot by plus-size swimsuit company Swimsuits for All.

1. Plus-size swimwear company Swimsuits for All set out to prove that “sexy curves go beyond a size four” by shooting its own swimwear calendar, including a picture reenacting this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

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3. Plus-size models Robyn Lawley, Jada Sezer, Shareefa J, and plus-size fashion blogger Gabi Gregg hoped to fight society’s obsession with stick-thin bodies in a calendar for the fashion website.

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4. The company said it was hoping to capture “confident, sexy women with varying body types to highlight the beauty in all women.”

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5. Gabi Gregg, a 27-year-old blogger who is a size 18, said she took part in the calendar to help promote more positive body images.

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“I think it’s sad that the representatives of women in mainstream culture are usually so small because we have such a diversity of sizes in the real world,” she said.

6. “I think there need to be more publications and campaigns so that people can say, ‘Wow, I look like these women, and they look comfortable and sexy and they’re portraying my body type,’” 24-year-old model Jada Sezer said.

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7. The calendar, shot in Turks and Caicos, is available for free on the shop’s website.

8. Watch footage from the photo shoot:

h/t Jezebel

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