10 Plus Size Models That Don't Look Plus Size At All

This week, both H&M and Elle Québec received lots of praise for their bold and deliberate use of plus-size models in their campaigns.  

Some are speculating that the actions of these big players suggest a tidal change in the fashion world. Sure, seeing plus-size models climb their way to into the mainstream is wonderful news, but has anyone actually looked at the industry's definition of "plus-size?" In the U.S., any model that's over a size 6, is considered plus-size.

Since the average size of the American woman is a size 12-14, then why are we calling women half their weight "plus-size"? Need proof? Take a look at these ten suposedly plus-size models. Do you think these women belong in this category?

Let me know what you think on Twitter: @feministabulous.

1. Brianna Harrington

2. Robyn Lawley

3. Bella Allan

4. Laura Baldwin

5. Kate Dillion

6. Any of These Plus-Size Models That Went On The Ellen Show

7. Katie Green

8. Lindsay Brown

9. Connie

10. Stephanie Shiu

How much do you trust the information in this article?

Elizabeth Plank

Elizabeth is a Senior Correspondent at Mic and the host of Flip the Script.

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