11 Models That Show Us Beauty Standards Do Not Exist Anymore


Confidence is the most beautiful trait somebody can have. Supermodels know this fact really well. We are trying to say that the best thing is not to  let other people’s opinions define who you are. These 11 gorgeous models broke the stereotype of beauty and became an inspiration to people all over the world. Just remember, we are all beautiful.

11. Armine Harutyunyan

Armine Harutyunyan is the first Armenian model to appear in a Gucci fashion show. After this, she became the center of a body-shaming episode in Italy, because people were debating her appearance.

10. Nathan Westling

Nathan Westling, is a well known American fashion model, that has walked in shows for big brands like Marc Jacobs, Prada, Christian Dior or Chanel. In 2019, he came out as a transgender man in public and he is definitely an inspiring role model to everyone who is struggling with their identity.

9. Oyku Bastas

Oyku Bastas is another model with features you don’t see every day in a fashion magazine. But that didn’t stop her from having a prospering career in the modeling world. She is the first model of a Turkish origin to appear in a Gucci show.

8. Deborah Moreno

Deborah Moreno was born with a skin condition called vitiligo, but it did not prevent her from having a successful career in modeling. She is  beautiful, and confident, and her goal is to teach other women to embrace their beauty.

7. Marjan Jonkman

Marjan Jonkman is definitely a model that you do not see every day. Now she is on the list of the top 50 models in the whole world. She is considered atypical by many designers, because she manages to do wonders with feminine, masculine, or neutral clothes.

6. Katya Zharkova

Katya Zharkova shows to all the women in the world that not only an elegant girl … can be a model. Katya is a plus-size model and actress from Belarus . She embraces her figure with a great confidence and she is a true promotor of the average body, breaking down the stereotype of models having to be a size 0.

5. Ellia Sophia

Ellia Sophia, definitely stands out because of her uncommon beauty. She has big wide eyes and small puffy lips but she definitely knows how to emphasize her best qualities. She was one of the models for Gucci’s 2019 beauty campaign  —where imperfections are celebrated, together with Dani Miller,Mae Lapres , and Achok Majak.

4. Bera Ivanishvili

Bera Ivanishvili, simply called Bera, is a Georgian singer and model. He is also breaking beauty standards, showing that he is proud of who he is. He is not the only albino in the family .Tsotne, his brother who looks like a carbon copy of him.

3.Melody Mikél

Melody shows the world that freckles are both natural and beautiful. She has developed an amazing career and she is an inspiration to everybody that shares her features.

2.Reshma Qureshi

Reshma Qureshi is a true inspiration for all the women that share her story. She walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week in 2016 and her self-confidence is uplifting people all over the world. She is also a vlogger and an anti-acid activist, having a powerful voice and bringing awareness to cases like hers.

1.Jacalyn “Jacky” O’Shaughnessy

This silver-haired beauty shows that a girl don’t have to be 20 years old to make it in this industry. For her, age really is just a number and she’s rocked some of the most famous catwalks in the world. Jacky is also an actor, besides modeling.