By now, you’ve probably heard of the ongoing series Style Not Size influencer and model Denise Mercedes and her friend Maria Castellanos continue to share on their social media feeds. Well, if you haven’t, we’ve already talked about it right here and here. But in case you’re curious, their videos are all about rocking the same outfit side by side and showing how fabulous it looks on different body types.

With this challenge, the duo helps women and girls all over the world receive their daily dose of inspiration and feel more confident about their bodies. Not to mention, they collected a vast amount of new fans simply by proving that no clothes are off-limits.

Get ready to witness how unrealistic beauty standards slowly get shattered and see that anyone can look great, no matter what size they wear. Bored Panda has wrapped up a new selection of their stunning looks and put them all in one place for you to enjoy. So continue scrolling and make sure to upvote your favorite ones!

Denise: DeniseMercedes.com | TikTok | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Maria: Instagram | TikTok | YouTube

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Hannah Edwards
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6 months ago

This is my favourite, it looks comfy for both of them!

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Dr. M.
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6 months ago

The skin tone makes the difference. Left is nicer.

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Mercy Wanjiru
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6 months ago

very elegant...

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The two friends started working together in 2019 when Maria was Denise’s photographer. After teaming up for several photoshoots, Denise said she suggested taking a photo together wearing the same bikini — she wanted to showcase the same swimsuit on different body types and promote body positivity.

Once posted on social media, it did so well, the duo was over the moon to receive so much positive feedback. It inspired them to create and post even more videos, and their fan count quickly started growing. As of today, Denise has a whopping 1.5M followers on Instagram alone, while Maria amassed more than 492K.

"Once TikTok had become popular, we decided to do a fun video and that’s when it went viral," Denise told Bored Panda in a previous interview. Then they realized they needed to decide on a hashtag and start an actual body-positivity movement. Their Instagram followers voted between #ThroughThickAndThin and #StyleNotSize, and, as you already know, the latter won.

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Johane Moller
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6 months ago

I want those jeans!!!! They look so flattering on both of them.

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Bored Cats
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6 months ago

I love their jackets

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Vicky Z
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6 months ago

The juicy girl makes me feel jealous cause I have curves too but they are not even near like hers!

H Edwards
Community Member
6 months ago

Yep, this lady is the 'right' kind of curvy (according to society, not my own personal opinion). Small waist, big hips. Not really representative of most plus-size bodies.

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Simone Cormier
Community Member
6 months ago

Here’s more media of body comparison 🥺 n what really sux about all this is BOTH of these body-types R un-realistic. I’m sure your body is just perfect - for u - show yourself some self love gf! You’re worth it! All of our bodies are to b celebrated w/ self care daily 💖

Vicky Z
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5 months ago

❤❤❤❤ You are absolutely right Simone!!

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CaityDunks
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6 months ago

Models: We're doing this so people stop comparing themselves to others. Comments Section: Let's comment who looks better in each outfit!

Simone Cormier
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5 months ago

🤟I couldn’t agree more, gf 🙌 So redundant!?

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Yili Lai
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6 months ago

I mean all this says is good genetics. Some of us are tube shaped.

C Cat
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6 months ago

She just has wide hips, her stomach is still flat so she looks good. Conventional "style" says women can't have any belly to speak of

Jennifer McCrary
Community Member
6 months ago

I like the darker color on the blonde

Dr. M.
Community Member
6 months ago

Both look nice

Jo
Community Member
6 months ago

Right looks like it fits her body nicer left looks like it's a bit to big. Both look good

Sidney Brodsky
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6 months ago

The lighter color washes out in her complexion

Keith McBryde
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6 months ago

Plus you see more

Keith McBryde
Community Member
6 months ago

The right side looks better

Mary Gard
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6 months ago

Looks terrific on both.

Leslie Crittenden
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6 months ago

Wow definitely the lady on the left looks better in this outfit imho

Jona Denz-Hamilton
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6 months ago

Slender is sleek with this outfit

M. Stokes
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6 months ago

That coco dress is everything. It looks great and sits so well.

Brian Brown
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6 months ago

This one looks great on both of them.

Christina Natividad
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3 weeks ago

I like how the girl on the left looks classy.:)

Barbara Baxendale
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5 months ago

The right

Farrah Hefele
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5 months ago

I want this where can we find it???

Francesca Bingham
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5 months ago

Both look awesome, but they would have looked even better if the swapped the color of each others outfit's.

Nikki Schoessow
Community Member
5 months ago

Better

MammaG
Community Member
5 months ago

The skirt on the right is too small. It looks like it will rip if she tries to sit

Shelley DuVal
Community Member
5 months ago

Again, this style suits curves

Rosie Mroczynski
Community Member
5 months ago

the color makes a big difference here--brings out both of them

Baali Venomax
Community Member
5 months ago

not sure about A line skirts, they aren't for everyone

Run
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5 months ago

I thought they were gonna be wearing the same clothes.

Brittany Ridsdale
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5 months ago

Love both colors have some similar in nail polish I'm just not comfortable wearing the crop tops I should have commented on that stupid stretch marks and insecurities

Tiffany Ghani
Community Member
5 months ago

I kind of wish the woman on the left was wearing the same dark colour dress! The light shade is, in my opinion, a little too light on her already pale skin so my eyes are seemingly drawn to the dark dress

Lasana Bridges
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6 months ago

They both have such nice figures and nice shapes so I think they look great.

pat hayes
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6 months ago

huzzzzahhh!!

Arlene Marsh
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6 months ago

Color choice is bad for the blonde.

Varyanna Ruthengael
Community Member
6 months ago

Curvy size just needs more fabric to drape downward i stead of gapping so much.

Bonnie Reinhardt
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6 months ago

Still hate the shoes

Doris Barnett
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6 months ago

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Jessica Reyes-Classen
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6 months ago

Wrong size bottom for the girl on the right. The slit shouldn't be so stretched out.

E. Thomas
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6 months ago

L O V E ! ! !

Gayle Gill
Community Member
6 months ago

Yessss.

Renee Robin Martin
Community Member
6 months ago

This pic was the best of all. Both equally classy. I'm a curvy girl, been thin many times. My body knows best... It prefers curvy too 🥰

Arlene Buras
Community Member
6 months ago

Wish I would have had courage to wear this a few years ago when I was younger

Jill McLeod
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6 months ago

I love both

The clover one
Community Member
6 months ago

Right

Kel
Community Member
6 months ago

Left needs a different color 👻

CorneliaMarie2010
Community Member
6 months ago

I think wearing the same outfits on diff body types and still looking amazing no matter who is wearing it or their type.

Donna Croce
Community Member
6 months ago

I wanna be that blonde

Jessica Urffer
Community Member
6 months ago

That burgundy dress looks amazing on and definitely wins between the two... An outfit can look good on both but amazing on one!! It's about dressing to compliment our different sizes... This woman is ROCKING some of these outfits!!! AND SHE KNOWS IT!!! YOU CAN SEE UT IN HER FACE WHEN HER CONFIDENCE IS BEAMING!! #18, #20, #22!!!! Damn! I'm straight but she's hot I go shopping and I buy what makes me feel good... I don't care if I only ever wear it around the house... It feels good to look good. I used to look anorexic in everything... Now I'm teatering the other way but when ya find what makes you feel good it changes your life...it changes your life... S**t go wherever in whatever... You came from an event if someone asks!! Looking good is the event! And you didn't miss a beat!! I hope more women see this and hold their head up when they enter a room.... And the ones commenting like a**holes should put their head down in shame

Maria Cieślak
Community Member
6 months ago

I wish i had hips but a flat tummy, meanwhile it's totally opposite for me :(

K McNeill
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6 months ago

Curvy girl is rocking it best in the world

Linda Hanson
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6 months ago

Color makes a difference too. The blonde would do better with darker colors

Jimmy Lewis
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6 months ago

Nice curves

Ronny RDR
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6 months ago

Good outfit 👍

An Rafferty
Community Member
6 months ago

should have switched colors

James Savage
Community Member
6 months ago

There more Canivores than Vegetarians, I LIKE MEAT.

Hannah Edwards
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6 months ago

This is one of those Kardashian style dresses, you need curves to pull it off.

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Earlier on, Maria said that at first, they wore a similar style but not the exact same pieces. "I think we really wanted to push the boundaries and go for it! We dressed from head to toe to really showcase one same look on different bodies."

"We loved the public’s response and so I believe now we treat it as a job! A job to educate and open people’s eyes to the endless possibilities in fashion. And so we post more frequently and we cater to every style, so that there’s content to be enjoyed by everyone," she added.

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Wistiti
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6 months ago

Both!

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Tofu
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6 months ago

Gorgeous dress! It looks great on both of them!

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Wistiti
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6 months ago

I like both!

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Denise explained that the key message of their videos is "to dress however you please and to love your body." According to her, it’s time "to stop comparing yourself to others" and start building a positive self-image from within. "The fact that we can inspire so many women to feel confident and be themselves makes us want to continue this movement," she added.

Maria also mentioned that they have been busy "working on challenging today’s industry standards! We really want the industry to hear and understand that they must be inclusive. Plus size, petite, tall, standard sizes should be available to the public because we all have bodies and they are all equally important and they should be treated as such."

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K Witmer
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6 months ago

Love this dress

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Mercy Wanjiru
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6 months ago

so pretty...

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weewoo
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6 months ago

duuuude i wanna get rid of my hip dips so i can at least kinda match the girl on the righttttt lmaooo

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Well, the style influencers' efforts seem like it's paying off because they feel the body-positive movement is becoming more and more accepted by both modern society and the fashion business. "Lately, it’s been so easy for me to find clothes that fit both Maria and I great," Denise said. "Even sustainable clothing, which is amazing! The industry is progressing and even though there are still some improvements to be made, we are heading in the right direction!"

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Leona
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6 months ago

I think the cut of the dress makes it look good on both of them

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Tofu
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6 months ago

So cute on both of them!

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Mizkel
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6 months ago

gorgeous

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It looks like the pair is making sure that the fashion world will become even more inclusive by taking up a variety of projects. Recently, they partnered up with Abercrombie & Fitch to co-create a collection for fall. "It’s mind-blowing how much more of you you can show when brands aren’t the ones judging and how much society changes when they aren’t being told by the industry what is beauty," Maria told Teen Vogue.

"It’s much more inviting." Denise agreed. "I would’ve never thought that a pair of Abercrombie jeans could look so good on me. Abercrombie has come a long way with today’s fashion."

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Финикс Дэ Лионь
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6 months ago

This my favorite! Looks amazing on both of ya...😍😎🤩

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Blada DeBlejd
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6 months ago

Perfect, both ♥️

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Brian Brown
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6 months ago

Both

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This partnership helped to catch the eye of Macy’s and led to a loungewear collection. Believing it is really about your style, not your size, Maria told WWD: "We really want the fashion world to be size-inclusive." Plus, the design of the clothes is meant to be equally comfortable and flattering.

They made sure that materials, fabrics, and designs are up-to-date because "the fashion industry tends to do everything very basic for a lot of sizes." Maria added that "every single woman out there is human and we all have different shapes and different sizes. We work really hard to find the perfect pieces to showcase for Style Not Size."

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Braineating Spleen
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6 months ago

This is the first one where the girl with the kick ass curves hasn't looked better than the other girl.

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Dorothy Parker
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6 months ago (edited)

Very nice on all three. Woman in the center does look most alluring.

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Bittersweetie
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6 months ago

I got chills. They're multiplyin'.

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The series is here "to empower women and let them feel beautiful and in control, and not to judge or diminish," she said. Encouraging body positivity and showing that two different bodies can proudly wear the same thing, they remind people all over that size does not have to dictate your wardrobe. "We are super proud of Style Not Size, and we love seeing every single Style Not Size video from other women."

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Jess Hanna
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6 months ago

Finally she smiles, you're so beautiful

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nini
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6 months ago

Uh, I wouldn't trust that top for myself, although it's cute. I would be scared to have a wardrobe malfunction 😅

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madbakes
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6 months ago

Imagine ordering this dress and trying to figure out how to put it on

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Jennifer McCrary
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6 months ago

Cute top for smaller bust

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Vicky Z
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6 months ago

I have only one comment! Do they search a lot for these hideous outfits? The first ones I've seen are horrible in any body type! (I'm here early I'm sure the order will change though)

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Katarzyna Gratka
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6 months ago

Ugh, these shoes 😕

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Hannah Edwards
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6 months ago

Why is her head so small in this one?

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Becky Moore
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6 months ago

They are both beautiful, the dress is horrible though!

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madbakes
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6 months ago

Does this dress look good on anyone? I don't think so

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