Charli Howard: Is this really a 'plus-size' model?
Charli Howard isn't short of an opinion or six.
"Models are models for a reason," the 26-year-old tells BBC News. "Not everyone photographs in the same way."
It's a refreshingly blunt assessment of the workings of the fashion world, and perhaps an unusual one for a member of the inclusion-championing body positivity movement.
"You don't want to see your mate Janet in Vogue, you want to see people you can aspire to. I think we want to look for people whose lives seem a bit more glamorous than our own."
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