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"Elle India" Did A Photoshoot With Plus Size Women And It Is F*cking Flawless


Elle India's February issue features six babes who have zero fucks to give about your beauty standards.

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WARNING: Your phone might heat up with what's about to come next so just be careful.

Gia Kashyap, fashion and lifestyle blogger.

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“I recently posted a picture of a pizza and a girl commented, ‘You should go to the gym’. Now I’m immune to such comments. It doesn’t make me feel ugly, in fact it’s pushed me to a stage where I appreciate myself more.”

Tinka Bhatia, hospitality consultant.

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“I don’t restrict myself to trends either. I love wearing short stuff because I like how my legs look or a low-neck to highlight my décolletage.”

Srishti Kumar, stylist and fashion consultant.

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“I don’t dress for shock value, but I enjoy dressing in clothes that aren’t conventionally meant for my body type. I love my body and I won’t change it to fit what’s available in stores.”

Zahra Khan, digital entrepreneur.

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“Why aren’t we defined by what we do? You won’t define a business magnate like Mukesh Ambani as short and fat. I don’t see curvy men having a movement.”

Shikha Talsania, actor.

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“When I started acting, my vanity blossomed and I understood my body better. I am what I am and I’m fine with it.”

Kritika Gill, make-up artist.

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“My mom used to buy me clothes that covered my butt, but I never understood why I had to hide it. I like the way it looks — it’s well rounded.”

"Being plus-size myself, I was kind of in awe of the confidence of the girls we shot – zero awkwardness, just pure star quality. Made me realise that it's time I shed those baggy layers of clothes," says Nidhi Jacob, fashion editor at Elle and the genius stylist behind the shoot.

Honestly, there nothing more to say. Except that these ladies were:

Read more about them on Elle here.