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Vogue Italia Puts Three Plus-Size Models On June Cover (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post  
First Posted: 06/03/2011 6:51 am Updated: 08/03/2011 5:12 am

Always ready to up the body image ante, Vogue Italia's June issue celebrates curvy models, with a trio of plus-sized beauties posing for the cover. Tara Lynn, Candice Huffine and Robyn Lawley lean over plates of spaghetti in their lingerie, and inside, Marquita Pring is added to the mix for Steven Meisel's lens.

The glossy's editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani recently told Women's Wear Daily, "We help [plus-size women] dress fashionably. We say: It's pointless for you to buy leggings, take this because this will look good on you. We help them choose. We don't talk about diets because they don't want to be on a diet, but it's not a ghetto. Why should these women slim down? Many of the women who have a few extra kilos are especially beautiful and also more feminine."

In March, Sozzani launched a petition against pro-anorexia websites. You can read more about that here.

Check out several photographs below. And head over to Vogue.it to see the rest (warning: NSFW at the link).

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