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Retailer Torrid to Show at New York Fashion Week

Plus-Size Women’s Brand Torrid Set To Become The First To Present At NYFW During The Torrid Runway Show.

Torrid will present the runway event on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The NYFW: The Shows will feature the 2018 Spring/Summer collections. By doing so, Torrid will becomet he first plus-size women’s fashion brand to do so. The event will feature finalists from the third annual Torrid Model Search.

Torrid will also use the runway event as part of their 2017 Model Competition. Ten contestants in their third annual Model Search competition will use this event to show what they have to three celebrity judges, influencers, and the world. A third and final round awaits the competitors after which a winner will be chosen by Torrid friends and fans.

Torrid runway show

Supermodel Candice Huffine

The Torrid runway show will also serve as a showcase for the brand’s third annual Model Search competition, serving as the semi-final competitive round for the top 10 finalists. Selected by a panel of judges comprised of influencers and celebrities including designer and Project Runway winner Ashley Nell Tipton, celebrity makeup artist Pricilla Ono, and supermodel Candice Huffine, these finalists will walk the runway before going on to a third and final round of competition, where the winner is chosen by Torrid friends and fans.

On the runway, Torrid plans to unveil a preview of its Spring 2018 collection, featuring 40 looks representing key trends for the upcoming season: edgy rock n’ roll, romantic boho, and elevated details including hand embroidery and painted elements. NYX Professional Makeup, a leader in the global color cosmetics industry, will finish off each look with their line of on-trend products as the official makeup sponsor.

“As a brand that is committed to helping all customers find her personal style, we at Torrid feel it is important to showcase the diversity of plus offerings on the most influential stage in fashion,” says Torrid CEO, Kay Hong. “Ultimately our objective is to show great fashion combined with body positivity and inclusivity.”

For more information on Torrid’s Model Search just go to Torrid.com/modelsearch where applications can be submitted through August 13.

 

Georgia Pratt – Picture of the Week – 12/21/2015

Georgia Pratt – Plus Size Beauty

Georgia Pratt beautifull plus size model

 

Georgia Pratt is originally from New Zealand who is now living and working in New York. This curvy beauty is one of the top international plus size models and she is also pursuing her interests as a fashion designer.  Georgia stands 5’11” tall and wears a size 16US dress. Her measurements are 42-34-48 (in). She has brown hair, green eyes and wears size 11 shoes.

Georgia has worked for many brands in New Zealand and in the United States. She recently participated in an event during New York Fashion Week  SS 2016 featuring several models wearing Lane Bryant’s Fall 2015 collection. Those models included Justine Legault, Candice Huffine, Sabina Karlsson, Precious Victoria Lee, and Ashley Graham.

Pratt will be featured in an upcoming documentary titled Straight/Curve which follows a small group of models and others in the industry as the pursue their careers and some of the positive and negative experiences they encounter. This documentary is scheduled for release in September 2016.

Georgia Pratt is represented by Muse Management.

She is seen here for Fashion to Figure.

 

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PlusIsEqual – Picture of the Week – 9/28/2015

 Lane Bryant’s PlusIsEqual Campaign Highlights

 New York Fashion Week

 

Lane Bryant #PlusIsEqual

Lane Bryant featured top models Justine Legault, Georgia Pratt ,Candice Huffine, Sabina Karlsson,Precious Victoria Lee, and Ashley Graham wearing the brand’s Fall 2015 collection during New York Fashion Week SS 2016. One of the highlights of the week  was a call for people – women and men – to go to Times Square on Monday afternoon where the models and crowd took over Times Square. The event was hosted by Lane Bryant and included top celebrity fashion stylist Brad Goreski, and TV personality Wendy Williams.

Here us a video clip from the onstage action!

 

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Lane Bryant has been a leader in promoting diversity in the fashion industry and earlier this year they launched their #ImNoAngel campaign to that end.