There used to be a time when the Fashion Industry exclusively featured skinny models. While they look gorgeous on the runway, how many women do you really know with such a miniscule waist? Plus Size Fashion Models are a refreshing change who help in making the fashion world a lot more diverse and inclusive. Curves are conquering the runway and fall 2017 may have seen the largest number of Plus Size Models. New York Fashion Week had 27 Plus Size Models which is the highest number on the runway ever. The movement continued in European cities which are known for its razor-thin models. With Plus Size Models taking the fashion world by storm, let us look into some of the most famous ones of this time.
The queen of Plus Size Models, Ashley Graham has been featured on the covers of all the best fashion magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Glamour. She was the first Plus Size Model ever to be featured on the covers of British and American Vogue. She appeared in the controversial Lane Bryant commercial that received 800,000 views on YouTube.
She is a gorgeous American model who appeared on the cover of Vogue Italia in June 2011. She was featured in two Levi’s campaigns for their Curve ID jeans. She has walked the runway for Jean Paul Gaultier in Paris and was last seen in New York Fashion Week 2017 walking in Prabal Gurung Fall/Winter Collection.
She is the most successful Plus Size Model out there. She has been featured in Vogue Italia, Vogue Australia and France’s Marie Claire. She was featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in February 2016 and was the first Plus Size Model to appear in a Ralph Lauren campaign.
She is an American model who last appeared on the cover of Elle May, 2017 issue. She has appeared in Vogue Italia, V Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue Deutsch.
She is a premiere Plus Size Model and has appeared in Vogue Italia, and Glamour UK. She has been on the covers of two French Elle issues, Spanish Elle and La Repubblica.
She is a plus size model who advocates for ethical industry standards through her organization called Model Alliance. She has been featured on the covers of Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar and Elle. She has also appeared in ad campaigns for Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Abercrombie & Fitch.