11 Inspirational Women Who Redefined Beauty

The women we are about to show you, are taking beauty to a whole new level. They’re gorgeous models, but you won’t see many like them in the magazines. They’re unique and have decided to share their uniqueness with the world. But most importantly, they’re showing us that beauty is not a one-size-fits-all situation.

Thankfully, the fashion industry is slowly changing and becoming more inclusive. It’s also giving these women a platform to express themselves. Scroll down for pictures that show there is beauty everywhere.


1. Carmen Dell’Orefice

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Dell’Orefice is a living proof that age is really just a number. She is 87 years old, and one of the oldest working models – still photographed for the most popular magazines in the world and he face of many advertising campaigns.


2. Lolita – the Black Hannah Montana


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The model who calls herself the black Hannah Montana, has become a viral sensation due to her incredible beauty of charcoal black ‘melanin goddess.’


3. Winnie Harlow

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Harlow is one of the most in-demand supermodels, but other than that, she is an inspiration for everyone, bringing awareness to vitiligo, the skin condition that causes the loss of skin color pigmentation. The Canadian beauty has been suffering from the condition since she was three years old.


4. Diandra Forrest

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Diandra is an African-American model and actress. She is also an albino, and the first model with albinism to be signed with a major modeling agency.


5. Viktoria Modesta

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Modesta is Latvian singer and model. Her lower leg was damaged during birth and after 15 ineffective surgeries on her leg, she decided to amputate her leg. The amputation didn’t lower her self-confidence, quite the contrary, she is a very successful singer, and as the first leg-amputee popstar, she is also an inspiration for many.


6. Moffy

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Moffy Gathorne Hardy is a London-born model, and some are even calling her the new Kate Moss. Moffy’s most distinguishable feature is her lazy eye, and that’s what makes her unique. It doesn’t bother her at all, it’s the opposite, she loves talking about it, inspiring others.


7. Erica Irwin

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Erica Irwin is a 35-year-old Californian model, also known as Yves Amazon. What makes her unique, is her height of 6.7 ft (205 cm), as she is considered one of the tallest models in the world.


8. Casey Legler

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Legler is a French model and the first woman model to sign a modeling contract as a man. With her height of 6.1 ft (188 cm), short hair, and well-defined chin that makes her look like a man, Legler started to advertise men’s clothing.


9. Masha Tyelna

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Masha is a Ukrainian model, but to the world, she became known due to her unusual, cosmic eyes. She has worked with big brands like Yves Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Miu Miu, Nina Ricci and many more.


10. Denise Bidot

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Denise is a Puerto-Rican model, and one of the most popular plus-size models. Ever since she made the headlines, the 28-year-old has shared many pictures of her curves and cellulite, becoming an inspiration for women heavier than 121 lb (55 kg).


11. Jamie Brewer

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Brewer is the first model with Down syndrome, but she is best known for her role in American Horror Story.


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