Ashley Graham does not hold back when it comes to style. Sharing some angelic photos on social media in a sheer white Dolce & Gabbana bustier, the stunning 35-year-old looks better than ever. Earlier in the week, she wore the same dress in bright red when she stormed the runway in Dolce & Gabbana’s Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2023/24 show. Ms. Graham is well-established with prominent fashion designers and is no stranger to the catwalk in every fashion week that comes her way.
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Milan Fashion Week and Dolce & Gabbana
Domenico Dolce and Stefan Gabbana are undoubtedly the best tailors in the world regarding luxury fashion. Captivating international audiences from New York to Paris, the clothes and memorable moments saturate hundreds of runway shows. This year the old Hollywood theme celebrates designs in classic black Italian luxury with appearances in all red to accommodate a plethora of wardrobe selections for next winter. The “Sensual” collection featuring sheer black dresses with long black gloves and furry collars was an excellent way to kick off the opening of Dolce & Gabbana’s autumn/winter 2023/24 show.
Ashley Graham and Advocacy
Ashley Graham is a body-positive American model whose career started in 2000. In 2010, she gained prominence when she began challenging the traditional beauty standards as a plus-size model. Ms. Graham has been a vocal critic of the fashion industry’s lack of diversity, working to change the narrative around body image and beauty. Advocating for inclusion and better representation, Ashley Graham is one of the most successful plus-size models in the fashion world. Ms. Graham is a force in the fashion industry.
Dolce & Gabbana’s Plus Size Models
Led by Ms.Graham, the 1990s ‘supers’ walkers, and plus-size models walked the runways in 2018 for Dolce & Gabbana. It was the first time in years that a significant fashion show hosted plus-size models in the Italian capital. Dressed in stunning figure-hugging animal print, Ms. Graham was an inspiration. The Italian fashion brand currently features plus-size in its campaigns and has expanded its clothing size range.
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Ashley Graham and Excellence
With long legs and a curvy body, Ms. Graham is a bona fide supermodel. In 2016 she made the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and wrote her first book, A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like, in 2017. Her many magazine covers and runway shows always impress, making her a significant player in the shift toward size and body diversity. Ms. Graham appeared on America’s Next Top Model as a judge and has her own swimwear and lingerie line. She stole the show at London Fashion Week and continues to exude elegance.
Dolce & Gabbana and Diversity
Diversity lies in the DNA of Dolce & Gabbana. A sign of good faith that the Italian fashion company is genuine about looking to foster a progressive company, working with Ashley Graham is the perfect fit. After the show, Ms. Graham was excited to share videos and photos on social media with her fans. A simple message from the Italian brand is that everyone looks great in Dolce & Gabbana clothing.
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