The MeToo campaign against sexual harassment which started in Hollywood has led to a greater scrutiny of the objectification of women across the globe. Why you can trust Sky News. Beasley points to the fact there is a Mr England competition to counter to the idea that such pageants objectify women. Ms Coote says her contest does have a swimwear round, and for plus-size ladies it's liberating. In the age of social-media influencers, what is the enduring appeal for these to year-olds across the country?
Miss England contestant defies convention by wearing wetsuit instead of a bikini
The student pictured , who is currently Miss Lancashire, said her Muslim faith made her wary of posing in revealing ensembles, and that without them she felt just as sexy as the other girls. Aysha pictured qualified for the Miss England finals after becoming the first Asian to win the Miss Lancashire beauty title earlier this year. Aysha Khan, 21, is believed to be the first contender who broke new ground when she ditched the contest's traditional bikini or swimsuit for a surfer gear. The winners will be announced 1 August, automatically sending the victor to the Miss World contest in London in December. Stella McCartney Swimwear. I wanted to compete but without wearing a bikini or swimsuit and without showing my legs or body.
Miss England finalists show off their toned bikini bodies as they sizzle in the Sri Lankan sun