Ashley Graham Stuns In Bikini For Elle UK

Ashley Graham Stuns In Bikini For Elle UK

Ashley Graham showed off her bikini body for the inside of Elle UK’s July 2015 issue, and she shared some words of wisdom, too.

The plus-sized model modeled a black, semi-sheer two-piece, a white jacket, and a baseball cap for the snap, giving the camera her best Blue Steel.

Graham, 27, did more than posed for a few pictures.

he brunette stunner—who rose to fame earlier this year when she spoke out against Hollywood’s impossible body standards-shared some inspiring thoughts on body confidence. “I hope women see me embracing my curves in my bikini and feel empowered to do the same,” the model shared.

“I have no reason to hide, and neither should any woman. Curves and confidence make a sexy combination.”

Graham also revealed that she has given up sex before marriage.

“I had to reclaim my body, my sexuality, and my image. It was the best thing I’ve ever done,” she said. “You don’t wake up with regrets. I’m not having a man decide what he’s going to do with my body; I’ll decide.”

The check out the full interview, you can pick up a copy of the July issue of Elle UK, on sale Thursday, June 4. It’s also available in digital edition on the Apple Newsstand.