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See a Plus-Size Take on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar

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Famous plus-size model Robyn Lawley and equally famous plus-size blogger GabiFresh took on Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition recently—and their effective visual commentary needed no words at all. The two women, along with fellow plus-size models Shareefa J and Jada Sezer, posed for a SwimsuitsForAll-sponsored calendar that featured the same cover pose SI used with Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen earlier this year.

The motive behind the shoot was one of complete body acceptance regardless of size. "I think there needs to be more publications and campaigns so that people can say, wow, I look like these women, and they look comfortable and sexy and they're portraying my body type," Sezer said. The calendar, which the swimsuit company is touting as the "First Ever Curvy Swimsuit Calendar," is available to download for free on the site.

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