Over the last few years, we have seen a number of plus size models who have shaken up the status quo in the modelling world.
Whether it comes to covering top fashion magazines like Vogue Italia or appearing in campaigns for major labels like Ralph Lauren; these plus size stunners are breaking the mold and trailblazing the way for future girls. See our list of eight plus size models below.
Australian model Robyn Lawley appeared on the famous Vogue Italia cover, and also served as the first plus size face for Ralph Lauren. Robyn frequently appears in the pages of Cosmopolitan Australia and has a food blog called Robyn Lawley Eats. She was the first plus size babe to appear in Vogue Australia as well.
Kate Dillon has been working as a plus-size model for over a decade. The American model has graced the pages of American Vogue, Elle US, Glamour and Vogue Paris. For advertising campaign work, Kate has landed major brands like Gucci, L’Oreal Cosmetics and Jean Paul Gaultier.
Tara Lynn is an American-born model who appeared on the famous Vogue Italia June 2011 cover. The brunette babe has starred in a campaign for H&M and recently appeared in cover stories for top international magazines like Elle Spain and Elle France.
An American-born model hailing from Nebraska, Ashley Graham was first noticed at the age of 19. She has gone on to be the face of leading plus size retailer Lane Bryant. Ashley made headlines be appearing in a banned lingerie commercial for Lane Bryant that was deemed to risque for television, and also starred in Levi’s campaigns.
Dark-haired stunner Candice Huffine also made an appearance in Vogue Italia’s“Curvy Issue” shot by Steven Meisel. Candice has since gone on to appear in shoots for S Moda, V Magazine, Vogue Germany and W Magazine. The American model has also starred in advertisements for Bloomingdale’s, Levi’s and H&M.
American beauty Whitney Thompson is most well-known for winning Cycle 10 of the reality competition television series “America’s Next Top Model”, and becoming the first and only plus size winner. She has appeared in advertisements for CoverGirl and graced the pages of magazines like Seventeen.
Marquita Pring is another model who appeared in Vogue Italia’s notable “Curvy Issue”. The plus size babe has gone on the appear in fashion publications like V Magazine, The American model has also starred in a Levi’s campaign and walked the runway at a Jean Paul Gaultier fashion show.
American-born model Jennie Runk is another plus size beauty who has starred in campaigns for H&M (which caught the attention of media outlets like “Good Morning America”) and Marina Rinaldi. She has appeared in Glamour Magazine as well as other notable fashion publications.