Monday 23 July 2018

'It's angles people!' - Ashley Graham denies being photoshopped on her latest magazine cover

Ashley Graham poses backstage for the ADDITION ELLE NYFW September 2017 Presentation on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Addition Elle)
Ashley Graham poses backstage for the ADDITION ELLE NYFW September 2017 Presentation on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for Addition Elle)
Model and backstage host Ashley Graham attends the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Model Ashley Graham walks the runway for the Michael Kors Collection Spring 2018 Runway Show at Spring Studios on September 13, 2017, during New York Fashion Week in New York. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Ashley Graham attends the 14th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Weylin B. Seymour's on November 6, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Ashley Graham attends the 11th Annual Golden Heart Awards benefiting God's Love We Deliver on October 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Michael Kors)
Ashley Graham and Justin Ervin attend Michael Kors and Google Celebrate new MICHAEL KORS ACCESS Smartwatches at ArtBeam on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Michael Kors)
Model Ashley Graham attends Glamour's 2017 Women of The Year Awards at Kings Theatre on November 13, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

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Ashley Graham has fired back at critics claiming her latest magazine shoot was digitally altered.

The body positive American model, who continues to promote messages of self-acceptance and female empowerment, has posed for the likes of Levi's, Lane Bryant and Addition Elle.

For her latest gig, Ashley graces the February 2018 issue of Cosmopolitan Russia, with some followers taking to social media on Thursday to accuse photo editors of Photoshopping her figure to make it appear thinner.

"I'm always disappointed when I see this much retouching. Tsk tsk," one Instagram user commented, while another added: "Please, Ashley, tell them (for the next time) you don't need to be Photoshopped to be fabulous."

Some followers felt Ashley's waist has been made to appear cinched in, while others pointed out that her left arm looked smaller than her right.

However, the fashion star is having none of the criticism, taking to her official Instagram page to share an image of the cover photo, and added the caption: "Before the Photoshopping experts start commenting - no one slimmed me down. It's angles people."

For the image, Ashley poses in a light blue denim skirt and denim vest from her collection for Marina Rinaldi.

The 30-year-old announced in September that she was teaming with the Italian womenswear label on a capsule collection, after working with executives on an advertising campaign.

Ashley Graham attends the 14th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Weylin B. Seymour's on November 6, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Ashley Graham attends the 14th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Weylin B. Seymour's on November 6, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Items from the line drop in store and online this month, with the range including shirts, dresses, body-hugging trousers, strapless jumpsuits and biker jackets, with metallic details signed with Ashley's signature. While the line, called Let's Denim, looks like denim, it is actually made from a softer material.

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