Confidence is the key
Vivian Hoorn is an art director, model, fashion and lifestyle photographer. She is a woman of many talents, and could easily be called an influencer. Hoorn is best known for sharing raw and honest pictures on Instagram where she normalizes having a curvy figure and encourages her followers to accept each and every body exactly how it is. Through her trendy fashion sense and curvy figure, Hoorn has created a safe space for her followers to feel beautiful and accepted. By sharing relatable and aesthetically pleasing content, Hoorn has accumulated over 440,000 followers on Instagram.
Hoorn regularly shares unedited pictures of herelf with her followers that showcase honest, relatable experiences and scenarios. Her captions reflect positive thoughts on her body and create loving conversations on body inclusivity and body positivity. Her comments section is usually flooded with compliments and words of encouragement and praise for being so natural and authentic.
“I’ve been struggling with the way I look for years. As a model I never had the ‘right sizes’. A few years ago I started as a ‘curvy’ model. At that time I thought I looked beautiful, but it felt like everyone around me and society had a different idea of what “perfect” looked like. I’m so happy people are realizing more and more that every body is beautiful and the world is changing its perspective,” shares Hoorn in an Instagram caption. She is constantly advocating for her followers and fellow women to love and embrace their imperfections, “Confidence is the key, add a little bit of love and a normal healthy lifestyle and you’ll come a long way.”
Aside from advocating for self-love and normalizing beauty standards, Hoorn also shares her gorgeous sense of style through her fashion collaborations and brand partnerships. Thousands of women look at Vivian’s posts on Instagram, and for many, Vivian is an inspiration. She is an example for women to be unapologetically themselves by embracing their stretch marks, or as Vivian likes to call them, “tiger marks.” By normalizing cellulite, stretch marks, body fat, and curves, Vivian is reminding women all over the world to live freely without judgement, and to embrace all of the imperfections that shape the female body to be the powerhouse that it is.