Ashley Graham Models New Size-Inclusive Evening Wear Line in Gorgeous Photos

Designer Dima Ayad’s new summer 2023 collection is available on Net-a-Porter.
Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham.

Ashley Graham is taking a break from her many fashion week outfits on Instagram to announce some major news: she’s starring in Lebanese designer Dima Ayad’s newest size-inclusive summer 2023 collection of evening wear.

The 2016 SI Swimsuit Issue cover model shared the news on Thursday with a collection of stunning images. In the first, Graham modeled a black-and-white patterned shirt dress. The second showed the 35-year-old rocking a sparkly glam strapless gown. Additional images Graham offered up included a chiffon green frock with gold sleeves and a bold purple-and-white patterned kaftan.

@dimaayad has created the first fully size inclusive evening wear line for @netaporter,” Graham shared with her 20 million followers in the caption of her post.

“ was an absolute honor to be a part of bringing this amazing campaign to life. Every woman deserves to feel beautiful, no matter their size 🤌🏼✨,” Graham later added. “Dima, I AM SO PROUD OF YOU!”

Fans and celebrity friends quickly chimed in to the comments section.

“✨So Stunning ✨,” gushed 2014 SI Swimsuit model Cris Urena.

“Ashley 😭 I’m speechless. I love you,” Ayad wrote. “Thank you for all that you do. You’re my inspiration. The honor was and always is mine.”

“The dress in pic 2! I would get married in this 😍,” one follower added.

“I can’t even choose a favorite!” someone else said. “You slayed that photo shoot!! 🔥🔥🔥.”

Ayad’s new High Summer 2023 collection is available for purchase on the designer’s official website and Net-a-Porter.

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Cara O’Bleness


Cara is a trending news writer/editor for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. A passionate writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in print and online media, she loves storytelling and believes that words have the power to change the world. Prior to joining the team, Cara worked as a writer and editor across a number of content verticals, including food, lifestyle, health and wellness, and small business and entrepreneurship. In her free time, Cara loves reading, spending time with her family and making her way through Michigan’s many microbreweries. She is a graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism.