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Ashley Graham: ‘I Never Got Criticism Until I Moved to New York’

The model discusses the fashion industry, her first major fashion purchase, and advice from Tyra.

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Sure, Ashley Graham is a household name now, but she's been in the modeling industry since she was 12 years old. Back then, she says, she had no idea what the concept of "perfection" or "plus-size" was; more than a decade later, the fashion industry is still trying to figure it out. We spoke to Graham on the designers who are pioneering the way (Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung), her first major fashion purchase (a Givenchy tote), and the best advice she's ever received (Spoiler: it came from Tyra).

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