The concepts of beauty around the world have become garbled over time. Right now, almost every mind around the world perceives skinny as perfect. Being stick thin has become synonymous with being beautiful. However, in recent years, some people have embraced the concept of plus size. At one time it was considered impossible and was unheard of to see a plus size model gracing the cover of magazine. But in the past few years, people have woken up. They have come to appreciate curves. Even a plus size woman can look as beautiful as a skinny one. And there are many top plus size models to prove this.
With time people, as well as the print and electronic media, has become more accepting and broadminded. Now, plus size models are no longer restricted to modeling maxi dresses and loose shirts. There are girls who have an incredible confidence level, and have become successful plus size bikini models. These beautiful girls are putting the stick thin models to shame by nabbing up catwalks and covers for Victoria’s Secret lingerie, hence proving that Plus size lingerie models can be as hot and sexy as skinny one.
There are also many enchanting faces for plus size modeling in black women The most prominent face is Marquita Pring, who astonished the world when she modeled Jean Paul Gaultier’s spring collection this year in Paris. Following her example, more black plus size models are now making their mark in the model agency.
The famous UK clothing brand ASOS, has been a beacon of hope to bring some broadmindedness to the people, and give the curvy beauties their due fame. It started a program in partnership with Model 1 to find plus size models. The winner would get a contract to shoot a session at the ASOS studios for their clothes, plus modeling chances through Model 1. Since then, the ASOS plus size models have been the talk of the town with their luscious curves and healthy glows.
At the end, it isn’t a specific body shape, or a skin color, that defines beauty. The whole concept of beauty lies in the center of your own being. Your perception of beauty along with the perception of yourself, determines whether you are beautiful or not.
Here is the list of Top 10 famous Plus size Models gracing the cover of Magazines 2018:
1. Tara Lynn plus size model
It won’t take long until plus size model Tara Lynn will welcome her second child. Tara is one of the greatest example, as well as one of the most beautiful faces of the modeling world in recent times. At first, when she began working, most people reacted with scorn and revulsion at the thought of a “fat” model. But she proved that even curvy women could be hot plus size models. Many more girls then followed in her footsteps. Last Saturday she was 3 days overdue and decided to share a bump pic with her Instagram followers.
2. Ashley Graham plus size model
Ashley Graham is no stranger to breaking barriers and now she can add another one to her list. Ashley was the model chosen to debut Forever 21’s first-ever plus-size activewear campaign. She also collaborated with Addition Elle to create her own line of lingerie for women with bra sizes from C to H, further proving that sexy has no size.
3. Nadia Aboulhosn plus size model
Nadia Aboulhosn has more than 500,000 Instagram followers. Nadia is a fashion blogger and model from Miami, though she has Lebanese roots which make her an exotic beauty. She is quite the businesswoman, as she has designed fashions for major retailers and makers, as well as modeling and fashion-blogging. She is best known for designing clothing lines for boohoo.com.
4. Philomena Kwao plus size model
Philomena Kwao is not just one of the most beautiful plus size models out there, she is also an avid scholar, campaigner and spokesperson for a variety of different issues. She has advanced educational degrees, and runs her own advising and health business called “The Lily Project”, dedicated to answering health and beauty questions of young women.
5. Tara Lynn plus size model
You know you’re doing something right when a major magazine puts you on the cover specifically to positively highlight your curves. In February 2012, Elle France’s cover declared Lynn as “the body,” meaning she represented an ideal all women can look to. We couldn’t be happier. Lynn’s ravishing beauty is cause for celebration for curvy girls everywhere.
6. Candice Huffine plus size model
Candice Huffine is a gorgeous and curvy size 12, and has been a plus size model for her whole career. She has always been the bubbly type, and competed in pageants and competitions since she was a young girl. When she moved to New York to start modeling, she refused to lose weight for agents. She persisted in pursuing her modeling career and was finally signed as a plus size model. Her big break came when she was signed with Tara Lynn and Robyn Lawley to pose on the cover of Vogue Italia. Now she is in high demand all over the world and remains insanely beautiful.
7. Louise O’Reilly plus size model
This beauty is one of Ireland’s most famous plus size models. As a teenager, she was bullied for being heavier and diagnosed with chronic fatigue. With treatment, she slimmed to her now gorgeous figure of size 14 to 16 and is signed with 8 modeling agencies around the world. O’Reilly also runs a blog called Style Me Curvy, where she shares body positive messages and brands. She is not just a model, but a spokesperson and role model for women all over the world.
8. Melinda Parrish plus size model
Melinda has sparked the #healthyatanysize movement through her social media advocacy for women of all shapes and sizes to live a healthy, aspirational lifestyle that is not centered on weight loss. Plus-size model Melinda Parrish shares what a week in her life is like, plus some of her favorite beauty and wellbeing tricks. Melinda is the plus-size model you need to follow for daily motivation. On her Instagram, you’ll find inspirational quotes like: “Your body is not the problem,” and “Supporting another woman’s success can never dampen your own.”
9. Katya Zharkova plus size model
Katya Zharkova is a Belarusian plus-size model and actress. Katya Zharkova is a visual artist inspired by rich and diverse landscapes, naturally occurring patterns and vibrant natural colors. She stands five foot ten inches tall and is a U.S. size 14. She is as curvy as curvy gets, with a tiny waist and a large bust. Most remember her from her nude 8-page spread in Plus Model Magazine, where she clung to a straight-sized model and was accompanied by modeling statistics to raise awareness about the modeling world’s unnatural standards.
10. Jennie Runk plus size model
Model Jennie Runk says it’s time we stopped obsessing about size. Runk is pretty new to the modeling scene, but she is already making headlines. Jennie Runk is what the fashion industry thinks is plus-sized. Pretty impressive, especially considering she was modeling the typically curve-resistant category of swimwear. Jennie Runk has fast-tracked from awkward high schooler to fashion fame as the hottest plus-size model of the moment.