03 Jun '11, 9pm

Three Plus-Size Models Featured In Italian Vogue: I don't know a lot about fashion magazines, but according to D...

Three Plus-Size Models Featured In Italian Vogue: I don't know a lot about fashion magazines, but according to D...

I don't know a lot about fashion magazines, but according to Dodai Stewart of Jezebel , Vogue Italia (Italian Vogue) is known as the "fashiony-est fashion magazine in the world." Which is why their choice to include three "plus-size" fashion models on the cover of their latest issue is being heralded as a groundbreaking step for the fashion industry in its attempts to widen the scope of the "beauty" it celebrates. The June issue shows "plus-size" models Tara Lynn, Candice Huffine and Robyn Lawley posing, lingerie-clad, over a table full of food. Apparently, it's been ten years since Vogue Italia featured a model over size 8 on its cover. The magazine's editor-in-chief, Franca Sozzani, recently said in an interview , "We help [plus-size women] dress fashionably. We say: It's pointless for you to buy leggings, take this because this will look good on you. We help them choose...

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