When it comes to hateful speech and negativity, these two best friends dont get mad. They get body positive.
Georgia Gibbs and Kate Wasleyare a pair of Australia-based models who are size six and 16, respectively. After a photo of the two together garnered hateful reactionsabout their bodies, they decided to take matters into their own hands and created a rad social media initiative called Any Body.
The project launched on International Womens Day with the mission to help women quit comparisons,love themselves and accept they are more than their shape, Gibbs wrote on Instagram.
Whether youre a size 6 or 16, above, below or in between, we believe you are unique and uniqueness is so beautiful in a world of so much similarity,she said.
Happy International women's day to a woman who's always been by my side @katewas_ So excited to introduce our project we are both extremely passionate about @any.body_co We aim to quit the comparisons, believe in loving yourself & accept you are so much more than just your body shape. Whether you're a size 6 or 16 above below or in between we believe you are unique and uniqueness is so beautiful in a world of so much similarity. #LoveAnybody #Healthy #Confident #Natural #PerthGirls Thanks to the legend @chrismohen for jumping onboard and documenting @any.body_co #Internationalwomensday ps. girls comment or DM what you would like us to talk about
In the week since the first image was posted to the account, photos of the pair posing together in swimwear have racked up thousands of likes and encouraging comments. Its movements like these, that feature women of different shapes and sizes co-existing in their uniqueness, that are crucial in moving inclusivity in fashion forward.
Gibbs and Wasley hope that their confidence and self-love will encourage others to follow suit.
Were here to show beauty in diversity, health in different forms, Wasley captioned one of her photos. We want you to embrace you.
We cant wait to see whats next from these two.