By Natalia Zurowski & Jasmine Chorley Foster
You know Shivani Persad as one of the faces of the #AerieReal campaign. In practice if not in principle, most models would balk at the idea of no photoshop, and Shivani did too. "Initially the idea of no retouching was very foreign to me and made me feel very insecure," she explains on Aerie's blog. "But my second thought was: finally! Finally somebody is saying that we shouldn’t be changing women’s bodies with Photoshop."
This Trinidadian Canadian based out of New York has been modelling for five years in Canada, and the United States. In that time she's worked for clients such as Kohls, Lorac Cosmetics, Bare Minerals, Paul Mitchell, Urban Planet, Debenhams, Le Chateau, Urban Outfitters, and so on. So, not only is she killing the commercial scene, she's also paying it forward by supporting body positivity and fiercely loving her skin on social media.Read More