model, body image warrior and fitness advocate, stars in “flaunt it, finally!” p.118. During the shoot, she says, “i felt like a bombshell. i felt empowered and really happy, like, ‘Yep, that’s right, i’m wearing sexy pieces in size 18 and i still look damn hot!’” she calls it a “finally!” moment: “finally! clothes that reflect what i feel inside! finally, we have the opportunity to show everyone that fashion and beauty are found in every shape and size.” rona wants people to see that plus size women can be fashionable too—“we can be confident, rock the heels, and be who we choose to be regardless of our physical attributes. i hope filipinos see that just because we are our size doesn’t mean we have low self-esteem or live unhealthy lifestyles”.
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