If you are still in the stereotypical mindset of “Fatphobia”, you are wrong, as now plus-size models are setting their record straight on body confidence. The women are representing themselves in the media, achieving notoriety in fashion. They are showcasing gorgeous shapes and sizes. Sakshi Sindwani, a 26-year-old fashion blogger, has broken the stereotypical image to make her place in fashion and lifestyle content on social media. And the result was immense following and collaborations, especially with Manish Malhotra and Tarun Tahiliani.
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These models have proved that beauty is not about the “dress size you wear but how you wear your size. You can now find many successful and famous plus-size models. Whether you term them curvy models or plus-size, they are seeking more jobs than ever. International agencies are also looking for plus-size models. In this ever-growing industry, you definitely would not like to miss a chance to take a step into this “Glamorous” fashion modeling. Keep reading for the tips you require to get started.
Take better care of your looks.
It is obvious as even if you are plus size, you can still steal the show, but you should take care of your body. Here are a couple of things you should do:
- Drink a lot of water to stay hydrated
- Adopt a well-balanced diet in your daily dietary routine
- Do a regular workout to feel and look healthy
- Moisturize your skin regularly, do not allow it to dry.
- Trip your hair regularly, shape your eyebrows and retain regular maintenance
- Keep your nails and toes neat
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Create a Portfolio
Create a beautiful portfolio of yours as it is the first thing that your agency, booker, or model scout will see. A modeling portfolio should consist of different shots like full-lengths, mid-lengths, and headshots. Your agency would like to see how you look. You would like to wear clothes that suit you and compliment your hair and skin tone. If you remain barefoot for the photo shoot that’s the best thing, else you can wear sneakers or flat shoes. As you proceed in your modeling career, you will change your portfolio by becoming more creative in poses.
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Hire a professional photographer for the photoshoots
Professional photographers will take the best pictures of yours. Take the photoshoots in different poses. You should reach out to a professional makeup artist or a hairstylist, who would help you look beautiful and you will then get the best and most sexy pictures of yours.
Meet The Vital Statistics requirements
If you aim to become a plus-size runway model, you have to fulfill vital statistical requirements. Models can wear a size 12 and up, especially between 10 and 22. The waist should be 10 inches smaller than the hips. They can also be shorter, ideally between 5’5” to 5’9”, and a size 18.commercial models can be of any height and range in size from 12-1.
Plus-size models are getting a good start in the industry as more and more work is coming up for them all the time. It means that fuller-figured women are no longer excluded due to their size, but are embraced in the modeling sector. If you are passionate about modeling, you can also accomplish your dream. Why should you starve to get a slim figure, you are equally beautiful.
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