"Sixty-eight percent of women in America are over size 12," Burke says. "Why can't we be put in the magazine as well? Who's to say we aren’t good enough? What's wrong with putting me as the face of a company or using us in a magazine or putting us out there in a fashionable way?" We couldn't agree more with Burke's unapologetic stance — or with any move that makes fashion a more inclusive place.
Click over to The Huffington Post for the full story and to get a glimpse at Burke's stunning swim campaign. We hope to see — and hear — a lot more from this (role) model in the future.
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