Plus Size: Models, Illustrators, Designers and More - University of Fashion

Plus Size: Models, Illustrators, Designers and More

Plus Size: Models, Illustrators, Designers and More

Hi, my name is Natasha Nurse, the owner of Dressing Room 8. Today, I will teach you about plus size models, illustrators, designers and more. The plus size fashion industry extends far beyond the clothes themselves. Some key players form the foundation for plus size fashion which includes prominent models in the media advocating for body positivity, as well as, all of the illustrators, independent designers and boutiques that cater to all the different facets of the industry.

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Hi. My name is Natasha Nurse and today’s lecture is on Plus Size Models, Illustrators, Designers, and More. Why are plus size models important? They are no longer an after thought. Models like Ashley Graham, Tess Holiday, and Emme are among many who have brought the plus size industry into main stream light. More and more retailers are offering plus size offerings, so that means that there are actually more opportunities for curvy models. Plus size models often are also body positive activists, motivational speakers, fashion designers themselves, and they are unforgettable role models.