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"Sexy is not a size, sexy is not a skin colour and sexy is not a hair type."
Proving women of any size can be high-fashion models, too.
Vivian Geeyang Kim is facing down online trolls in her defiant campaign to persuade curvy women they have nothing to be ashamed of.
Looks for yoga, running, water sports, golf and more!
Sarah De Melo is the only Canadian to be walking in Full Figured Fashion Week.
"Brawn has a body positive message. Brawn is physical strength."
They are the women who wear around sizes 10 through 16 who feel pressured to fit into either end of the spectrum, but are trying to find their own place in the industry.
These women are redefining each of their country's beauty standards.
"All bodies deserve the same respect."
Some rules are just meant to be broken.
"It's something we should have been doing all along."
"Nobody's perfect and that's what makes us special."
“I feel plus-size is a way to divide people. I don’t want anyone to feel like an outcast."
"No shame with being plus."
"It's not just one type of people, or one nationality, or sex, or gender that buys fashion -- everybody's into fashion."
“Men have the exact same insecurities that women have about appearance, body image — they just grow up thinking they can’t talk about it."