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Aarti Olivia Dubey, @curvesbecomeher
"As a water baby, denying myself jaunts to the pool had me sad for a really long time. But, I worked past those fears over the last two years and regularly find myself shopping for pretty swimwear!"
Kellie Brown, @itsmekellieb
"Travel is my passion, and being able to wear a swimsuit is almost always a prerequisite!"
Gaëlle Prudencio, @gaelleprudencio
"I had been avoiding wearing swimsuits for several years because I had experienced some fat-shaming at the beach when I was in my 20s. Thanks to social media and blogging, I have worked on my body image, gained confidence, and now not only wear swimsuits, but also bikinis. And, I can inspire women with low self-esteem to love themselves and enjoy summer like everyone else."
Alysse Dalessandro, @readytostare
"I remember thinking for a long time that I couldn't wear a bikini. Now, I never miss an opportunity to be at beach wearing a bikini and THRIVING!"
Liz Black, @psitsfashion
"I remember years where I loathed my fat body so much that I would roast in jeans and T-shirts on the beach next to my swimsuit-clad friends. Now, I feel beautiful in a bikini and would never allow my fears to compromise my comfort and style."