High street retailer Marks and Spencer is being praised for using a ‘real’ model with stretch marks and belly rolls as part of their Valentine lingerie campaign
Image: Marks and Spencer)
Marks and Spencer is receiving a lot of praise online after sharing a photo of a ‘normal’ woman with a round belly and stretch marks as part of a lingerie advert.
The street retailer shared a photo of body-positive influencer Megan Carole, along with the caption, “For me, from me. Self-love is the greatest type of love in the world. This Valentine’s Day.”
Megan looks absolutely stunning in M&S ‘£28 Minimalist bra with silk & lace straps and £14 Silk & lace tights and the post was quickly flooded with comments from impressive followers, who loved that the image wasn’t blown out of steam, Manchester Evening News report.
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“Love this picture. She looks amazing,” commented one M&S fan, while another added: “It’s lovely to see a body that hasn’t been honed at all.”
“Looks amazing…thank you for actually taking pictures of real women, not sticks,” wrote a third, while a quarter commented: “Beautiful pictures. Narcissism. is the hardest to get but the most important. You’ve got it.”
“Oh, this is great, something new,” praised one shopper, while another wrote: “Great to see a bigger model, bravo.”
“Gorgeous, finally a real person,” another spat out.
Megan is a hugely popular model and body positivity influencer, with nearly 100,000 followers on Instagram and more than 120,000 followers on TikTok.
She shared the same post to her own Instagram, along with the caption: “Love yourself first. Month of lots of love! COME TO ME, LOVE ME! Because when you start Feel it, you will begin to heal it!
“That definitely helps when you’re into a gorgeous set that’s this one by Marks and Spencer.”
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