Last year, the swimwear brand Swimsuits for All made history by featuring a plus-size model in its Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue ad and this year, they’re up to their boundary-breaking ways again, spotlighting the oldest woman to ever appear in the issue.
Model Nicola Griffin is 56 but as part of the brand’s new #SwimSexy campaign, which promotes body positivity and is inclusive of all ages, shapes, and sizes, the 56 year old model is stripping down and holding her own among women half her age.
‘It’s not all about being 20 and 5’10”. We’re bored of that!’ she told Daily Mail Online of the campaign, which also features 28-year-old plus-size model Ashley Graham and plus-size British Ghanaian model Philomena Kwao, 26. ‘We are all different ages and sizes and that’s the beauty of it.