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Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday Debuts First Agency Shoot, And It's Stunning

05/12/2015 10:22 am ET | Updated May 12, 2015

Tess Holliday has officially made her debut as a MiLK model.

The plus-size stunner, who signed with MiLK Model Management in January, shared her first agency shoot on Instagram Monday. In the black-and-white images photographed by Catherine Harbour, the 29-year-old poses in a T-shirt and briefs.

"So thrilled that I can finally share these images," she captioned one image. "I shot with @catherineharbour in London last month & this was the result ... Thanks to my agent for pushing me out of my comfort zone!"

📷@catherineharbour 💄 @jamesmichaelbutterfield hair colour 🎨@gayofthrones #milkcurve #tessholliday

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I have so much to smile about these day! Life is good ❤️ Nick made me laugh during the shoot & Catherine captured it perfectly.

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Holliday hopes to change the landscape of the fashion industry.

"I think if someone doesn't look at an image and feel something, you haven't done your job," she told the Daily Mail. "Whether it's a negative or positive, it should evoke something in them. That's what I've always done with my work, I want to challenge society's perception of 'beauty' and what's acceptable in our industry and the world. There is no one way to be a woman, or to be beautiful. We all deserve a place."

She has already been making a name for herself by breaking down beauty barriers. In January, Holliday started the hashtag campaign #EffYourBeautyStandards and encouraged women to share photos of themselves in a move of self-love.

"I created the hashtag [#EffYourBeautyStandards] because I was tired of being told what I could and couldn't wear by the media and how I should cover my body because of my size," she told The Huffington Post at the time. "I decided 'eff that,' I will wear what I want!"

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