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Fill your feed with body positivity – 8 accounts to obsess over

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For us ‘gram addicts, we look to insta to seek our role models, and these 8 inspiring body positive women will not disappoint. As advocates of being your authentic self, these ladies will fill your feed with the motivation, courage and empowering messages to serve the daily reminder to love the body you’re in.

Gabi Gregg

As a former InStyle contributor, Gabi Gregg took the world by storm when she launched her “fatkini” plus size swimwear collection in 2013. Alongside being a style blogger and model, she’s continually pushed for the recognition, inclusion and celebration of plus-size women in fashion.

Emily Bador

As an activist and brand ambassador for stylish prosthetic limbs, Emily learned to love herself following a bone cancer diagnosis at age 14. At the time, she was told she had three weeks to live but despite the odds she stands strong today, fighting against beauty norms and proving to others that you can thrive from your dark periods.


Harnaam Kaur

Having been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome at aged 12, Harnaam has subsequently faced stigma around her facial hair. Following years of waxing and shaving in an effort to keep up with beauty standards, she finally decided to grow her beard out and love herself no matter what. She has since become a front-running activist in the body positivity movement.

Danielle Brookes

Creator of the hashtag #voiceofthecurves and Orange is the New Black actress Danielle Brookes has all the body positivity you could ever need on her ‘gram. She’s spoken out about everything from stretch marks and self love, to embracing your body and your journey. Talented and stunning, Danielle is an absolute must-follow.

Kenzie Brenner

Having survived an eating disorder, Kenzie uses her Instagram account as a medium to empower women to embrace body positivity. She posts regular pictures of herself and others, often accompanied by a raw and inspiring caption about her journey. She strives to challenge the unrealistic beauty standards that perpetuate social media.

Tess Holiday

As the mastermind behind the hashtag #effyourbeautystandards, which became a body positivity movement in itself circa 2013, Tess Holiday soon after became the worlds first size-22 supermodel. Today, Tess empowers and influences women through her own plus-size fashion line and was recently named one of the most influential people online of 2016.

Sabina Karlsson

Model Sabina has regularly spoken openly about her transition into plus-size modelling, having previously been a size 6 – and why she feels more comfortable with herself after the decision. She rejects the pressure of the modelling industry, alongside its rigorous body standards.

Denise Bidot

Model, single mum and former make-up artist Denise Bidot created the slogan “There Is No Wrong Way to Be a Woman” which subsequently snowballed into a movement. Its purpose? To encourage women to celebrate and unite in their individuality, as well as learning to love themselves. Denise is regularly photographed without retouching, in an effort to normalise imperfections.