Internet trolls and body shamers online have created a revolution of women who are proud of their bods regardless of the shape or size. No one, however, receives more flak than the plus-size woman. Though slender gals get their equal share of taunting, the big-boned lady has always been a target for those with an archaic belief that a "real woman" fits a standardized set of measurements and weights nowhere near 120lbs . Here are some Instagram beauties who have broken the mold and have proven to be an inspiration to everybody.

Tess Holliday

This gorgeous gal has been quite the game changer in the industry of plus-size fashion. She’s a pro at modeling and it shows on her Instagram selfies. A feminist, a loving wife and a mom.

Ragini Nag Rao

Brimming with artistic talent, Ragini not only shows her skill through her enchanting #ootds , she also blogs and is a self-proclaimed DIY enthusiast.  

Ashley Graham

This Eva Mendes lookalike has been modeling for Glamour and Vogue. She’s modeled for Bloomingdales and Levis. Ashley Graham also speaks regularly about acceptance and body positivity. She even has her very own lingerie line!

Teer Wayde

This pinup-worthy vixen from ‘Straya is the epitome of classy vintage style as seen in her many fashion photos.

Kellie Brown

Travel enthusiast Kellie B showcases her amazing fashion finds as well as her talent in shooting top-notch landscape photos. Her IG account attracts fellow travelers and fashionistas from all over the globe.

Valerie Sagun

 

Who says yoga is just for slim chicks? Sagun is proof that anybody can do yoga. Her awe-inspiring poses are a testament of the flexibility and strength she has developed through practice. Did we mention that she’s self-taught and is working her way to becoming a yogi?

Margot Meanie

What do you get when you mix quirky sophistication with fab hair inspo snaps? Margot Meanie’s alternative fashion sense for the plus size is a definite must-see.

Cléo Fernandes

 

Brazil is truly the home of so many breathtaking beauties. Ms. Cléo’s gram is filled with everyday selfies, professionally-done photos, her partner, and their adorable tot.

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