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Plus Size Beauty
The beautiful Penelope Benson appears in the April 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan Australia. The editorial titled “Opposites Attract” is by photographer Richard Freeman.
At 5′ 10.5″ and wearing a size 10 dress, Penelope is definitely one of the smaller plus models but well within the industry defined size boundaries of plus size models.
Penelope is represented by Wilhelmina Models in the Curves Division
Tara Laughton is an Australian plus size model. Tara is a very curvy model who’s representation includes Bella Model Management, Australia, and Okay Models, Hamburg, Germany. Ms. Laughton is a very experienced model and has worked for many of the retailers at home in Australia and internationally.
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Frances Cordova is a plus model and performing artist experienced in film, plays, commercials, and live band performances. Frances is represented by Natural Model Management, Los Angeles, CA.
Ms. Cordova is also an ambassador for “Healthy is the New Skinny“, which is a group who’s aim is to revolutionize how women and girls think about, talk about, live in and love their bodies. It’s about putting happiness and vibrant good health first and foremost.
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Valerie Lefkowitz, a plus model working out of Baltimore, Maryland has been modeling since 1996, when she was 15 years old. She started with the Wilhelmina agency and is still represented by them in addition to being represented by Ford Models. Ms.Lefkowitz has worked with clients such as Lane Bryant, Dress Barn, David’s Bridal and Target, Fruit of the Loom, to name a few.
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Toccara Jones strikes one the BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on June 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Ms. Jones was recently named Essence Magazine’s Contributing Style Editor. The former America’s Next Top Model beauty is also preparing for Donald Trump presents the Ultimate Merger which will air on TV One this fall.
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Jennie Runk is a former “straight size” model who now works in the “plus size” category. Jennie was featured in the November 2009 issue of Glamour
Magazine including a nude group shot with Lizzie Miller, Crystal Renn, Amy Lemons, Ashley Graham, Kate Dillon, and Anansa Sims.
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“It’s just a word to bury at this point,” the singer/actress told Women’s Wear Daily. “It’s for all sizes.”
Queen Latifah is another voice joining the chorus of those who don’t particularly care for the term “plus-size”. Tyra prefers the term “fiercely real” and Marquita Pring prefers “curvy” especially when used to describe a fashion model who now is referred to as a “plus size model”.
Do you find the term “plus size” inappropriate ? Please leave a comment below.
Louise O’Reilly is a top Irish plus size fashion model who, despite her age, is making quite a statement in the industry and is poised to become one of the top international models.
At 5’8″ Louise is comfortable as a size 14-16 but once during an illness, she was a size 20-22. Whatever her numbers, it is her fresh, drop dead gorgeous looks that captures people’s attention and it only gets better from there.
Ms. O’Reilly is represented by:
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